Actor Jose Acevedo was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. His passion for the performing arts started early in life. At the age of 5, his family members started to call him "El Cantante" as he would perform wherever he could. Once in high school, he joined the drama club and performed in a few school plays. He attended college at the University of Puerto Rico where he graduated with a B.A. in Marketing. After graduation, he joined the US NAVY to serve his country. He participated in Operation Enduring Freedom and in Operation Iraqi Freedom. After 10 years in the NAVY, Jose decided to move to Los Angeles to pursue his childhood dream.