Attended Etobicoke School of the Arts where he majored in drama for four years.
He began acting when in grade five.
Devon was born in the Etobicoke region of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Devon's mother is of English descent. Devon's maternal grandparents, Hazel (Ayres) and Ken Gorin, were born in London, England, and later moved to Ontario, Canada; they have worked as actors and music hall performers. Devon's father's family is American, from Washington state, and Devon's father's ancestry includes English, German, Norwegian, Scottish, and smaller amounts of Welsh, Irish, French, and Dutch.