He rose to stardom as a member of the boy band Midnight Red, which also toured as FLYTE. He sang on their major single in 2011, "One Club At A Time."
He co-founded his boy band with Anthony Ladao who he met through his vocal coach.
His group attracted the attention of music producers who have worked with Akon.
He auditioned for the MTV show Making Menudo, where he met his future bandmate Thomas Augusto in 2007.
He was raised near Burbank, California.