Most widely known for his portrayal of wrestler Kyle Timmons in the film Gain Gain, he would continue to earn jobs in films like the Lifeguard, We Are FRIENDS AND FAMILY and Youngsters in Oregon. He was ensemble to try out a wrestler after having been an effective senior high school wrestler in true to life. He earned the 2010 NJ State Wrestling Tournament. His wrestling profession in true to life found a finish when he broke his L-5 vertebrae. He was created in Hunterdon State, NJ to parents Gina and Michael Shaffer. His dad became the CFO for Calvin Klein. Paul Giamatti was his wrestling trainer in the film Gain Gain.