- Considers Damon Wayans, with whom he costarred in his first film, 1995's Major Payne, to be the most influential person in his life.
- Attended public school until his work schedule necessitated getting a private tutor.
- Voiced the character of Sticky on the animated series The Proud Family.
- His TV work includes Family Matters, The Jamie Foxx Show and Disney's That's So Raven.
- Performed part of the That's So Raven theme song.
- Made strides to get his career back on track in 2012, landing parts in the comedy films We the Party and Christmas in Compton, and the 2013 thriller The Maul.