- Began his acting career at age 14 when he landed the role of Ponyboy in the TV adaptation of S.E. Hinton's novel The Outsiders.
- As a teen actor, was often seen hanging out with a crowd of his peers that included Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.
- Costarred with his mother, Bobbie Ferguson, in two episodes of the TV series Evening Shade.
- Mother has served as the Entertainment Liaison for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
- 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
- Bobbie Ferguson — Mother
- Birth Name: Jay Rowland Ferguson Jr.
- Birth Place: Dallas, TX
- Birthday: July 25, 1974, Leo
- Profession: Actor