Born and raised in Los Angeles, Duece has always had a passion for the arts. He began his training at Weist Barron-Hill, Amazing Grace Conservatory, and All About Kids Performing Arts. In 2004, he was introduced to the raw, energetic, and impactful dance style called "Krump." Dedicated to the craft and the movement, Duece's unique style has led him to work with artists such as Chris Brown, Sean Paul, and Pink. Television shows which include The Academy Awards, American Music Awards, MTV Movie Awards, and So You Think You Can Dance. Duece has also graced the big screen in Wild Child, Dance Flick, and the critically acclaimed Step Up 3D. With the focus also on educating, Duece is a Krump instructor on Comcast Get Up and Dance and has taught at Millennium Dance Complex, Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, and Broadway Dance Center in NYC. Currently, Duece plays the role of "Dante" in a webisode series created by Jon. M. Chu called LXD (The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers) seen on hulu.