Indigenous American actor who played out Jaguar Paw in the 2006 film, Apocalypto. He also performed Brandon Becker in the 2010 film, Beatdown. He went to Belton SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, where he was an associate of the monitor group. He became experienced in the Yucatec dialect spoken from the Mayans while filming Apocalypto. His parents had been adamant that he end college despite his wish to drop out. He was presented with the lead part in Apocalypto by movie director Mel Gibson.