Colón was born and raised in the Castle Hill section of the Bronx and began acting at eight years old at The Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. Colón performed all through elementary, junior high, and high school and went on to receive his BFA in Acting from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Recently Colón made guest appearances on Ugly Betty and Nurse Jackie. Other TV credits include guest appearances on Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU, The Knights of Prosperity, Six Degrees, Malcolm in the Middle and Third Watch. Recent film credits include Did You Hear About the Morgans? and the HBO original film T'aking Chance. Colón starred in the Independent Spirit Award nominated and award-winning film On The Outs. Other film appearances include We Own the Night, Bella, the remake of Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl, and August Rush. Colón is also an accomplished stage actor, with credits including The Mark Taper Forum's production of Slanguage, and Danny Hoch’s Till the Break of Dawn. Recently Colón also appeared in Ben Snyder’s Shoe Story, directed by Tony Award-nominee Thomas Kail. In addition to being a full time actor, Colón is also a teaching artist having taught acting and playwriting in high schools, hospitals, and juvenile detention facilities with arts-in-education organizations throughout New York City. Currently, Colón is the Theater Director of Teatro El Puente; a youth theater company that tours New York City performing plays on social issues.