- Became the youngest member of the Tampa Bay area's Shakespeare in the Park program at the age of 13.
- Studied theater and performed in productions at his high school through Pinellas County Center for the Arts.
- Was an on-air personality for Clark Atlanta University's campus radio station WSTU 98.1.
- Discovered by MTV while working at CAU's radio station and was hired as a video jockey for their college network mtvU.
- Participated in episodes of MTV's Disaster Date circa 2010.
- Was featured in CBS' Diversity Showcase in 2011.
- In 2015, was listed as one of Variety magazine's 10 TV Actors to Watch.
- Has been regularly performing stand-up comedy since 2007.
- Is a first-degree black belt.
- Barbara Hires — Mother
- Clark Atlanta University, School of Arts and Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia, United States (BA in Mass Media Arts, 2007)
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