After moving around throughout California, Hilton attended La Quinta High School where he began his first band before he started performing solo at open mic nights and at local coffee shops.2 When he was 16, Hilton fast-tracked his own career after calling into a local radio station that was giving away Jonny Lang concert tickets.We first see an OTH presence in Taylor Swift's music video for "Teardrops on My Guitar." Tyler Hilton played her love interest, Drew, in the video.He's completely clueless to Taylor's character's affections, admiration, and major crushing.
He's the new guy, then the Clean Teen guy, the Brooke Davis boyfriend, and always the great and kind friend/companion.see this love in the early stage of her career in her music videos for "Teardrops on My Guitar," "White Horse," and "You Belong With Me."OTH viewers, at the time of one of Taylor's early hits, "Teardrops on My Guitar," have seen Tyler Hilton play the role of egotistical Chris Keller.He has performed at Tric, almost broken up Haley and Nathan's marriage, caused major conflict in Brooke and Lucas's relationship, and crashed another high school's prom with the gang.In the world of Taylor Swift, Stephen Colletti is the charming guy in "White Horse" who ends up breaking Swift's heart by cheating.It's been said that she chose him because of his loving and endearing attitude, kind of like what we see when he's playing Chase."That's always the hardest thing when someone who completely has you fooled so much that you think they're never gonna hurt you. That's when you get the worst heartbreak", Taylor said.