He was born in Dallas, Texas and later relocated to Nashville, Tennessee. When he was 9 years old his parents gave him his first guitar. He won the Texas 10 under 20 competition during his junior year of high school. He was a top 3 finalist in the National Doritos Crash the Super Bowl Competition in 2007/2008. He has a sister named Dani who is also a popular YouTuber. Some of his most popular covers on YouTube are of songs byJason Mraz, Maroon 5, and Foster the People.