The thirteenth child of Kelly Jo and Gil Bates. He stars opposite his parents and eighteen other siblings on the UpTV reality series Bringing Up Bates.
A young football fan, he and his brothers would often play football together before and into the launch of Bringing Up Bates.
He was nicknamed "Tigger" after the Winnie the Pooh character because of his constant energy.
He is incredibly close with his brothers Jackson and Isaiah. He has six other brothers and ten sisters.
He is one of nine of the Bates brothers alongside Zachary and Nathan.