He attended Bob Jones High School. He briefly attended the Alabama School of Fine Arts.
He has one younger brother, Chris, and two younger sisters, Ashley and Lauren. He discovered his passion for dancing after seeing Michael Jackson"s Thriller. In 2004, Hoffman starred in the film You Got Served as Max, a lead dancer in the antagonist"s crew.
He also starred in Nick Cannon"s sketch comedy television series Wild "n Out.
In 2006, he co-starred alongside Amanda Bynes in the film She"s the Manitoba In 2007, Hoffman played the role of Bluto in the horror film Shrooms.
He also played the role of Clyde "Windmill" Wynorski in the comedy film National Lampoon"s Bag Boy. Hoffman has guest starred in many shows such as American Dreams, Quintuplets, Vanished, Computer Society of India: Miami, Campus Ladies, Drop Dead Diva, and Grey"s Anatomy.
In 2008, he starred in the film Step Up 2: The Streets as Chase Collins, a talented dancer at the Maryland School of the Arts (Modern Sciences and Arts).
In 2009, he guest starred in the American Broadcasting Company Family show Greek as Evan Chamber"s older brother. In 2008, he and Evigan starred in Enrique Iglesias"s music video for his single "Push", where they reprised their Step Up roles. Hoffman appeared in the 2009 film Aliens in the Attic as Ricky.
In 2010, Hoffman played the role of Chad Bower in the comedy thriller film Burning Palms.
Hoffman featured as Garth in the musical comedy film BoyBand. He played the role of Tyler "Dance Machine" Jones in the movie Take Maine Home Tonight.
He was also featured in Garfunkel and Oates"s music video for their song "Present Face". In late January 2012, Hoffman landed a recurring role in the fourth season of The CW"s teen drama series 90210 as Caleb Walsh, a student at seminary school studying to become a priest.
In 2014, Hoffman starred as Kevin Shepherd in the indie drama Lap Dance.
Hoffman guest starred as Thad Callahan in the tv show The Night Shift. Currently, Hoffman has been dating actress, model, and dancer Krystal Ellsworth.