Enlisting in the Army a month after his seventeenth birthday in April of 2001, Erick has experienced the highs and lows of life and the carnage of war. After seventeen years of service to his nation, and five deployments, he finally decided to lay down his military and professional aspirations and move to Nashville, where he would start focusing full-time on his music. He since has married and moved to Virginia to be with his wife. Erick’s positive and negative experiences have allowed him to draw on a variety of emotions from which his musical inspiration flows. Josh Tuner, Jonny Cash, NF, Lacrae, and Need-to-Breathe are some of his favorite artists.
To learn more about his story read his book 7 Keys to Facing and Overcoming Failure.