Jake T. Austin (born Jake Austin Szymanski; December 3, 1994) is an American actor and voice actor who began his career as a child actor at the age of seven, Austin is a five-time Young Artist Award nominee, best known for his role as Max Russo on the Disney Channel original series Wizards of Waverly Place. He starred in the Freeform drama series The Fosters for the first two seasons, before leaving the show. He also played Bruce in Hotel For Dogs and provided the voice of Diego in the Nick Jr. TV series Go Diego Go!.