Ricky is from Palatka, FL. He graduated from the University of Florida—Go Gators, with a Bachelor of Science in Decision and Information Science. He later completed his Master’s level seminary training at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and His wife Jenny (also a Gator) have two children, Elijah and Micah. He has served as student pastor on staff at FBC Plant City since November 2012. Ricky has served in full-time ministry since 2003.