In 2013 he was in the cast of The Cleverest Thief, a 'devised theatre' production by BYU's Department of Theatre and Media Arts. He also competed in the 2013 Irene Ryan Competition. In the summer of 2013, White was cast as Charles Wallace in the BYU production of A Wrinkle in Time. In the fall of 2013, he received the Youth Innovator Award at the Trevor Project's annual dinner. He was also included on the Winter 2013 Dean's List.
In 2014, White received the Outstanding Theatre Critical Studies Student award from the Department of Theatre and Media Arts. The same year, he served as dramaturge for BYU's production of A Man for All Seasons.