American actor who beat out thousands of Hispanic actors to play a role in the 2007 film Freedom Writers.
He worked as a professional wrestler before he started an acting career.
He played a role in America's Most Wanted in 2008 and starred in the lead role of a music video for the song A Soldier Never Dies in 2009.
He was raised with his family in Rialto, CA.
He co-starred with Hilary Swank in the 2007 film Freedom Writers.