Samuel started dancing at age 6 in Des Moines, Iowa. At age 8, he began competition dance. Samuel has danced in The Nutcracker since age 7. As he has progressed through the years, his love for dance has grown. Until January 2018, he was also a competitive swimmer, travel baseball team member, and played football each fall.
In January Samuel chose to focus on dance and take advantage of a fantastic opportunity by moving with his mom to Miami, Florida to train at Stars Dance Company with Victor Smalley and Angel Armas. Since arriving in Miami, he has participated in YAGP, ABC IBC and many Break the Floor Production competitions.