He studied at the Dreyfoos School of the Arts and the School for Film and Television in New York. In April 2010, he was cast for the MTV film The Truth Below
Also an artist, he wrote the original song, In the Moonlight (Do Me), which he performed on Modern Family. He plays different instruments including the piano, guitar, and banjo.
He grew up with his family in South Florida. He came out as gay in November 2015, while also addressing his body dysmorphia issues.