When first venturing into professional acting, he got callbacks with the help of Actors, Models & Talent for Christ. They helped him get set up with management.
He booked School of Rock in the same week that he was sent out for his first auditions.
His mother's name is Ofelia Ramirez. He grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, but taped School of Rock in Los Angeles, California. He has dated actress Jada Facer.
He and Jade Pettyjohn both landed starring roles on School of Rock.