Became a certified SCUBA Instructor in 2003.
Founded Scotchdog Productions in 1997 in Dallas, Texas.
Is a certified American Heart Association Instructor, as well as a consultant/writer for AHA Emergency Cardiovascular Care CPR-AED and First Aid training programs.
Played trumpet in Jazz Band in both high school and college.
Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Theater Performance from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he met classmate Lou Diamond Phillips.
Is very competitive at billiards and darts. Terrible at golf, but still enjoys the cart rides.
Grew up playing "Dungeons and Dragons," becoming a prize-winning miniature painter.