While overseas in Japan, he received two black belts, one in Okinawan Kempo Karate and the other in Olympic Style Taekwondo. Back in the US, he attended West Texas A&M University and eventually Full Sail University, where he developed his film-making skills.
In 2010, he shot the Grammy nominated album cover for B.o.B.
His father passed away when he was young. He was raised by his mother, who served in the United States Marine Corps for 27 years. He has dated fellow web star Brandi Marie, whom he's also collaborated with.
He collaborated with Landon Moss on a Vine called "Can't help but stare."