On September 18, 2014, Rathbone was on board Jet Blue Flight 1416 en-route from Long Beach, California to Austin, Texas when its engine exploded.
The duo joined up with costars Nikki Reed and Kellan Lutz for the interview where they dished on the meaning of love, soulmates and relationship deal-breakers.Check it: Kellan on confidence in a relationship: “That’s so sexy to me.I also love a girl who’s switched on, like she knows how to book an airline ticket and get the cheapest one.” Nikki on break-ups: “I remember my first break-up. Then you realize, it’s like a cut — there might be a scar but the pain will go away.” Ashley on soulmates: “Gosh, I hope so. It has nothing to do with what you want, just how your chemicals react with each other.” Jackson on love and lust: “Lust tastes like tequila and love tastes like whiskey.After being in Los Angeles for a short time, Rathbone was cast in Disney 411, where he interviewed up-and-coming personalities like Hilary Duff and the sister duo Aly & AJ. In a 2008 interview, he stated it was his first leading role and was his most difficult role to fit into. Rathbone played the role of Sokka in The Last Airbender, a 2010 film based on the animated series. In 2005, he got the role of Nicholas Fiske in ABC Family's original series Beautiful People. In addition to that role, he won kudos for his performance as a serial killer on Criminal Minds.
His film roles include work in Molding Clay, Pray for Morning, and Travis and Henry.
The show in which he portrays Nick Green, a high school junior who's just starting a new school year as one of the country's 64 highly trained teenage operatives, premiered on October 18, 2011 on Facebook being the first "social series" ever created.
In May 2011, Rathbone began shooting Live at the Foxes Den, a film in which he plays the lead role of lawyer Bobby Kelly.
In November 2014, Rathbone joined the cast of Pali Road.
Rathbone has a production company, Patch Mo Entertainment, and a record company, Happy Jack Records.
Rathbone enjoys music, writing, singing and producing.