Hayden Byerly (born October 11, 2000) is an American actor. Beginning his professional career as a child actor at the age of ten, Byerly is best known for his current role as Jude Adams Foster on the Freeform (ABC Family) drama series The Fosters.
Byerly was born on October 11, 2000 in Lakewood, Colorado. He grew up in Littleton, Colorado before eventually relocating with his family to Los Angeles, California at the age of ten to pursue an acting career. He first began to develop an interest in acting by imitating his favorite film and television characters and reciting their lines along with them. He has one younger brother.