Member of the DC Extended Cinematic Universe who was cast to play Victor Stone / Cyborg in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice before earning a larger part for himself in the same role for 2017's Justice League. He was previously best known for his stage performance in the comedy The Good, the Bad and the Confused.
He caught the acting bug in high school after being introduced to theater by his English teacher. He also sang in the school's choir. From there, he would attend the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
He performed in a couple of Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey productions and would be discovered for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali in a 2013 Off-Broadway play called Fetch Clay.
He was born in Camden and grew up in Lawnside, New Jersey. He has an older sister named Alexis.