Ricky is 19 years old and was born in the Bay Area. He is a loving son, brother, uncle and friend.
He is multi-ethnic, Latino and Caucasian. He graduated from high school in 2016 and was a scholar athlete who excelled in academics. He was a dedicated wrestler and football player and was a mentor for incoming freshman through the Link Crew Program. He loved to help others and was involved in many activities. He enjoys playing video games and watching sports. On July 30, 2017, he was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL). We are happy to say that Ricky found a life-saving donor and had a transplant in 2018.
Please register as a stem cell donor at https://join.bethematch.org/aadp