- Played football and lacrosse early in life and saw acting as just a hobby.
- Appeared in his first major feature film The Great Debaters alongside Denzel Washington while still a senior in high school.
- Took dieting tips from Jason Statham while on the set of The Expendables 3.
- Although based in Hollywood, he frequently returns to his family's ranch outside of Dallas, Texas.
- 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner
- University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States