- At age 13, he auditioned for his first school play.
- Performed in 27 theatre productions before graduating from high school.
- Briefly considered becoming a social worker and traveled to Peru and Mexico City before he was cast on Popular.
- Wrote a script with a friend that landed him a staff writing position on Bob's Burgers.
- 2015, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
- 2016, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Nominee
- 2017, Emmy — Outstanding Animated Program: Winner
- Charles Yu — Brother
- Attended Univesity of California, Los Angleles, California, United States