Before being cast as Jason, Jacinto was mainly a dramatic actor, with his most prominent role being that of a crime boss in The Romeo Section. He has played small parts in shows such as Supernatural, iZombie and The 100. Jacinto has a degree in Civil Engineering from the University of British Columbia.
- Jacinto was born in the Philippines, raised in Canada, and currently lives in Los Angeles.
- He wanted to pursue a career as a professional dancer before acting.
- Manny is half Filipino half Chinese.