Worked as a lifeguard at Holiday Park Pool in West Des Moines, Iowa until 1998. Also taught swim lessons.
Graduated from Valley High School In West Des Moines, Iowa. Up until 1998, worked as a Lifeguard at Holiday Pool in West Des Moines. He also taught swim lessons, and always got great remarks from the parents of his students.
Plays the guitar
Contrary to popular belief, he does not actually sing "Shades of Love" in the movie, Holiday In the Sun. It's performed by the group Empty Trash. However, the performance did inspire him to learn to play guitar.
He was declared one of Cosmopolitan Magazines "Most Wanted Men" in the "All About Men" 1998 summer issue.