He attended Manatee high school in Bradenton. He began as a personal trainer and male model and eventually crossed over into film with his debut appearance in the 2006 film Bring It On: All or Nothing.
He was awarded the Best of the Bay award in 2017 from their Readers Poll as the Best Local Actor.
His parents immigrated to Miami from Cuba in 1964. He was born in Florida and grew up in Tampa Bay and has a brother who works in physical therapy.