Was spotted by an agent at a summer-camp acting showcase. Because of his family's proximity to the University of Texas, a number of student directors have cast him in their short films. Is on the cover of the 2010 Watch Out for Rockets album with his sister, Lauren, and the two of them grace the cover of the May 2010 issue of Oxford American magazine. Before filming commenced on the 2011 Steven Spielberg-produced sci-fi thriller Super 8, the young cast screened a number of the filmmaker's movies, including E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Poltergeist. Featured in the 2011 music video for David Guetta's "Titanium." Appeared in commercials for Heinz and Pepsi. Appears in the USO and Trevor Romain Foundation DVD With You All The Way, in which he plays an animated character who helps children coping with military-life issues.