A brief history.
Well, I was born and raised in NJ, so I guess we can start there.
I moved around a bit, but we eventually settled in Trenton, NJ, where I graduated from high school. I was always really awkward and you'll find that much hasn't changed. And though I've always exhibited a natural talent and passion for technology, I knew it wasn't really what I wanted to do for a living. But I also wanted to not live in the hood anymore. It gets a little corporate from here. I thought maybe finance? Worked at Merrill Lynch. Wasn't for me. Maybe medicine? Actually, I've just been watching Grey's Anatomy since I was 10, so it isn't so much that I wanna be a doctor - I just want to play one on TV. I moved to NYC immediately after high school. The subway. The food. The nonstop hours. The roaches. I was happy. Eventually, I got a little complacent while I was working as an overnight manager at a hotel in Times Square where I was respected, successful, and surrounded by some really awesome people. But in truth, I knew in my heart that I wasn't going to do this forever. And then one night, after watching tv...
As an actor.
The journey so far has been fucking wild. Like, insane.
Right. So I just finished watching the Season 2 finale of The Walking Dead and I grew restless. Why wasn't I doing this? My whole entire life, being an actor was something I've always wanted. I saw Final Destination when I was, like, 7 and it changed my life. (Remember, I was 7!) So I did some Googling and found out there was a lot production in Georgia because of a tax credit. On a whim, I moved to Atlanta. That month. But landing some kickass role on The Walking Dead was going to be a little more challenging than I thought. Fast forward a year, I moved to LA where I really began studying acting seriously and it was incredible. This story can get really long, really fast, so I'm condensing things a bit. I'm also leaving out the super ugly details. Trust me, there were some really unromantic moments. But there've also been some exhilarating ones. Like when I got cast in my first commercial. I'll never forget. What we do as storytellers is so powerful because we have the ability to be involved in so many people's lives. I am proud to be a part of an industry with a history of challenging "the establishment." And I am working my ass off to earn more of those opportunities.