(written from a Production point of view)
David Narloch (born 28 October 1979; age 38) is an actor and school teacher who played a Starfleet cadet in 2009's Star Trek.   Narloch started his shooting on 7 December 2007 and remained on the sets, a military base in Orange County, Santa Ana, and the Long Beach Convention Center, until 18 December 2007. He returned to the film sometime before filming wrapped in April 2008. 
Narloch was born in Loma Linda, California and has appeared in several stage plays and independent films such as the science fiction film Internal Behaviours (2007), the television documentary National Geographic: Hitler and the Occult (2007), and the drama Testing Life (2008).