Born and raised in Virginia, Allan studied finance at Radford University until dropping out just shy of graduating to move to New York City, where he studied acting technique at The William Esper Studio, as well as at HB Studio.
He has performed in 10 Off-Off Broadway plays, 4 staged readings, numerous short and student films, and was a motorcycle stunt rider for a Showtime documentary.
In addition, he wrote, produced and starred in an eleven episode web series titled "Jake's Unemployment Summer", which can be found on YouTube. He also has written two full length plays, one of which was independently produced by The Owl and Cat Theatre in Melbourne AU.
Allan currently resides in Brooklyn.
When not acting or writing, Allan works to make money.