Best known for playing Myles Mitchell on the sitcom Moesha, he is also known for films like Roll Bounce and Take the Lead.
He was named as one of the 55 Faces of the Future by Nylon Magazine's Young Hollywood Issue in May 2010.
He co-starred with singer Brandy on the sitcom Moesha.
He made his TV debut in a 1993 episode of Grace Under Fire.
His parents, knowing his desire to perform, took him to the boardwalk at Venice Beach.