He was born on September 11, 1993 and graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale, AZ. As a redshirt freshman, he appeared in seven games as a reserve while also logging an early-season start at left tackle as an injury replacement. He moved into the starting lineup at left tackle permanently the following year, logging 12 starts there as a sophomore. As a junior he started all 12 games once more at left tackle. He started all 13 games at left tackle as a senior, earning second-team All-Mountain West Conference honors. He was named to the conference's All-Academic team for the fourth consecutive year. He was selected by the Atlanta Falcons in the sixth round (195th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft.
Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 6, 2016.
He was signed by the Falcons to a four-year contract worth $2,472,380 including a $132,380 signing bonus. His base salaries are: $450,000 (2016); $540,000 (2017); $630,000 (2018) and $720,000 (2019) and his cap hits are: $483,095 (2016); $573,095 (2017); $663,095 (2018) and $753,095 (2019).