Rique moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to continue working his craft and passion for performing. He's been at it since childhood. From creating stop motion films with actions figures and a VHS camcorder, to writing scenes for his neighborhood friends, to the musical theater days in high school which earned him awards like Best Actor and achieving the Honor Thespian level in acting. Since his arrival to La La Land, he's worked on numerous films, television shows, and viral worthy internet content. He's been seen on MTV, Oxygen Network, GQ, PerezHilton, and Out Magazine [to name a few]. He is most notable for being the star in the MVA nominated music video for the chart topping, #1 dance hit single, 'Need U (100%)' from Duke Dumont. The single was #1 in the UK, top of the Billboard dance charts in the US, nominated for a Grammy and can be seen on the internet and music channels globally. He also appeared in the follow up video for Duke Dumont's second Grammy nominated single, 'I Got U' in the starring role once again. The video has over 222 million views on Youtube and was nominated for a 2015 Brit award. He's managed by CGEM Talent and represented by Lemon Lime in Los Angeles.