Rico is a co-founder of the L.A. Artists Theatre Company with director Niva Dorell and actor Abner Genece.
Rico is an active member of The Robey Theater Company, a Los Angeles based African American theater company founded by Ben Guillory and Danny Glover.
Rico is a founding member of the African American Shakespeare Company in San Francisco.
Rico was the Creative Arts Representative in the San Francisco State University Associated Students Legislature.
Rico graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Black Studies and Theatre Arts.
Rico is the third child of four children on his father's side and oldest of eleven children on his mother's side.
His height is 6' 1" (1.85 m).