A successful stage actor, he appeared in the 2010 and 2011 Broadway tours of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! and also performed in various productions at such Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway venues as The Cherry Lane Theatre and the La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club.
Early in his career, he played the role of Nick Bottom in Fools in Love, a New York musical adaptation of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
He worked as a professional forensics (public speech) and debate coach for high school-aged students.
He was raised in the city of Whittier in Orange County, California.
He made his screen debut alongside Dana Delany in a 2008 horror film titled Camp Hell.