Erick lives in Villa Laura, a village near Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Erick speaks Spanish.
Erick's mother abandoned him when he was born and this made matters worse for the family. He lives with his father. Erick's father sells coal on the streets and Erick helps him work.
He currently is in 3rd grade in the primary public school. His favorite subject is history and he likes to play with cars. Erick wants to become a police officer.