Ricky graduated from 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 became the Next Generation Ministry Pastor in February of 2020. Ricky has served in full-time ministry since 2003.