Star of the inspirational Disney film McFarland, USA who made his debut as an actor in the role of Danny Diaz for the film. He is a local of the eponymous setting of the film, McFarland, California.
He began working in fields in the 8th grade. He also worked at a local pizza hut before landing his movie role.
By coincidence, he was already acquainted with the real life Danny Diaz as Diaz was his counselor in high school. He became a champion soccer player his junior year at McFarland High School.
He competed against his cousin for the role of Danny Diaz.
He worked with Kevin Costner in McFarland, USA.