He was working as a freelance model, posting photos to Instagram when he was scouted by America's Next Top Model. ANTM had no idea he was deaf, scouting him merely from social media.
In addition to modeling, he earned acting credits in the TV series Switched at Birth and in the independent film In the Can.
He has a fraternal twin named Nico and an older brother named Neal.
He made an appearance in a 2014 episode of Switched at Birth, a show starring Vanessa Marano.