updated 06/08/2012 AT 7:00 AM ET
•originally published 06/08/2012 AT 2:50 PM ET
Given Jonathan Lipnicki’s bulging bicep display in November, it should come as no surprise that he would like an acting role that allows him to use his muscles to his advantage.
“I really want to do something where I can show my physicality – something with a lot of action,” the (now grown) spikey-haired blonde boy who played Renee Zellweger’s adorable son in 1996’s Jerry Maguire, tells PEOPLE. “Action would be fun. I’d really like to do that.”
Contributing to the now-21-year-old’s chiseled physique is his favorite hobby.