22 august, 1994
Israel was born in Gulfport, Mississippi in 1994 and has lived in the rural Mississippi community of Saucier all his life.
Israel took up acting on an unplanned audition for a Biloxi Little Theater production of Miracle Worker in 2006, playing the role of Percy. He was "discovered" by Hollywood scouts at a ProScout event in January, 2008, and signed with Abrams Artists Agency.
Israel has three sisters, three brothers, and a miniature schnauzer named Dell.