Hunt was born on October 10th, 1986 in Chicago, IL, USA. He moved to Los Angeles at 19 to pursue acting. He is the youngest of 4, loves the outdoors and credits his love of acting to his mother taking him to see summer Shakespeare productions at the local community park. After a wide range of independent films, Hunt was cast in his most notable role to date playing the Ex-Army Ranger computer specialist called Greg 'Mouse' Gerwitz on NBC's Chicago P.D. (2015).