Famous for his Minecraft Dinosaurs and Jurassic Park gaming videos, the web star known as Poetplays has over 90 million views and more than 200,000 subscribers. He studied computer science at college and first became passionate about YouTube after posting videos documenting his girlfriend's attempts to overcome depression. In the Minecraft community, he became known by the alternate online identity of Poetendo. He and his brother were born in Winnipeg and raised both in the city and on a farm in rural Canada. In his early adult years, he was deeply affected by the suicide of his best friend. He and Mitch Hughes are both well known Canadian online gamers. [+]