"B.R.&.O.N" developed a passion for dance at a young age after he was recruited to dance for the National Dance Institute (“NDI”) under the direction of Jacques D’Amboise. Later, under the tutelagAe of Mia Michaels (SYTYCD) and several other renowned instructors at Broadway Dance Center (BDC).
Born and raised in New York City, he attended and graduated from the Professional Performing Arts School (PPAS) along with fellow alumni Alicia Keys, Claire Danes, and Sara Rue. As he developed an additional passion and talent for rapping, the culture of hip hop consumed him. While attending Penn State University, he choreographed and performed for the "Midnight Madness" event kicking off the college basketball season.
In 2010, he created "HIP HOP DANCE JUNKIES". A hip hop school created for the absolute beginner with no dance experience whatsoever or to get a great workout while having fun! In addition to HHDJ, B.R.&.O.N created a talent management company called the "ANCHORED talent group" to help represent some incredibly talented artists from all different art-forms. He also is the co-creator of "PULS8", conceptualized to create a new artistic way of looking at dancers and their art-form w/ powerful visual effects.