After earning the Jack Nicholson Award in 2004, which provided scholarships directly funded by the eponymous actor to outstanding performers at the school and earning his BFA, he immediately began working on a production of Edward Albee's The Goat, or Who is Sylvia? Adams appeared in episodes of Cold Case', 'Pretty Little Liars, Jack and Bobby, and has since had roles in Lost, Friday Night Lights, Without a Trace, Commander in Chief, Heartland, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS, Cupid, Luck, Raising the Bar Legends of Tomorrow, Lie To Me and Suits.His television appearances grew over the next few years, from guest appearances on Numb3rs to a recurring role as a love interest for Adrianne Palicki on Friday Night Lights and leads in TV features like the romantic comedy Christmas in Boston.After Hannah sleeps over at his place in All Adventurous Women Do, he comforts her after she finds out she has HPV.He then becomes defensive though when she claims that she probably got the virus from him, and says he was just recently tested for it.This is later revealed to be a lie since Elijah points out to Hannah that there's no way to test men for HPV.Adam sends Hannah a dick pic in Hannah's Diary, but immediately texts her that the picture was meant for someone else.Jenna was surprised, given that Adam is transgender, and that Becky was brought up in a very conservative Christian family.
Adam lives by himself, but his grandmother sends him money every month to help pay for rent.
Lauren and Max say they didn't find out about this huge piece of information until "near the end" of the season and they both remained completely clueless.
"We didn't pick up on anything," Max admits about Malia and Adam. We literally just thought this love triangle had formed just from the boat."After learning the truth about their coworkers, Max and Lauren say that Adam "aggressively" pursuing Malia started to make a lot of sense.
In summer 2011, he began starring in the co-lead role of Mike Ross in Suits on the basic-cable USA Network, after being fired from the pilot of NBC's Friends With Benefits.
He garnered much acclaim for his role in the series which has continued into its seventh season in 2017–18.
Since Season 3, Adams has been listed as a co-producer of Suits (with co-star Gabriel Macht) and has directed some episodes.