In 2004, he was included in the USA Today's prestigious list of the 26 guys to watch, alongside such talents as Justin Timberlake, Ashton Kutcher, Josh Harnett and Jake Gyllenhaal, to name a few.
Lives in Los Angeles.
Moved to New York after several acting gigs, where he trained at the American British Dramatic Arts School.
He intended to enroll in medical school and become a doctor, but he was immediately cast in his first television commercial after being approached by a director.
Studied biology as a full-time student at the University of Puerto Rico.
Sister Deborah died at work (2010).
Personal Quotes (9)
I hate to go to movies or watch a TV show and know the ending within 15 minutes.
You know how when people lose their grandma or grandpa, people they say they're sorry? They do mean it, but... there's nothing to say. There's a void that cannot be filled.
These displays of affection mean a lot to our family and are a reminder of the heart that my people have. In this time of grief we ask for a little privacy and space to digest this news; our sister was our sun and we are broken by her departure.
If you have a brother or sister, tell them you love them every day - that's the most beautiful thing. I told my sister how much I loved her every day. That's the only reason I'm OK right now.
I am more of a surprise kind of guy. I love to find out as I go.
I believe, and I may be wrong, the system sometimes works and sometimes doesn't. Prison is supposed to rehabilitate, but they don't do that in a lot of cases.
When I left Chicago, people said, 'Careful with that Texas heat'. I'm like, 'I'm from Puerto Rico. I know heat.'
When you dare me to do something, I will say, 'Watch me'. That is what I say to critics. 'Watch me'.
Imagine somebody says you are going to die in a few weeks; I'd really rather not know.