Rocketed to fame in 2011 competing for the heart of Ashley Hebert on the seventh season of the hit ABC reality show The Bachelorette.
Prior to appearing on The Bachelorette, he worked as a cellphone salesman for Sprint, eventually become a retail account executive.
He captains a self-titled YouTube channel where he has posted videos about his life, including a series of impressions of popular cartoon characters in a sound booth.
Though he hails from Ohio, he later lived in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Both he and wine entrepreneur Ben Flajnik competed on ABC's The Bachelorette in 2011.