He was relatively unknown until personally selected by Michael Bay to play a role in Transformers: Age of Extinction. In 2014, he also appeared in Grassland.
Michael Bay discovered him by watching What Richard Did and sought him out in Los Angeles.
A great admirer of method actors like Brad Pitt and Christian Bale, he became involved in street racing while preparing for his role in Transformers 4.
He was in the acclaimed drama film, What Richard Did, which is about an upper-crust young man who commits a horrible crime.
He was born and raised in Colorado.