He was in the movie The Core and he played Theodore Donald 'Rat' Finch.
He was in the movie Hustle & Flow and he played Shelby.
He was in the movie Cherry Falls and he was Wally.
DJ first got to act in front of the camera in the TV movie Mama Flora's Family .
DJ began acting in local Nashville theater productions.
He was an extra in the HBO movie Against the Wall in 1994.
He was in the movie Road Trip and he played Kyle Edwards.
Being a cancer survivor DJ is an advocate for cancer research and awareness.
He volunteered as a cancer counselor until becoming a celebrity made him a distraction.
In 1997 he worked as a paralegal.
He graduated from Coffee County Central High School in 1992.
DJ was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease at the age of 14.
DJ was in the movie The New Guy and he played Dizzy Harrison/Gil Harris.
He is 6 feet 2 inches tall.
DJ is one of five kids.
DJ attended Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee.
DJ is a former model for Calvin Klein and for Prada.
He worked in a law office in Nashville Tenn.
D.J. is a cancer survivor.
DJ: He said I looked like an Auschwitz survivor and that DreamWorks made up my Hodgkin's for the press.