Eric was born on November 9, 1978. In his youth, he was very active, playing football, soccer, and baseball, and has been a volunteer firefighter as well. He has one child, also named Eric. Eric Senior is known as a friendly good-natured, helpful, honest, and trustworthy young man.
Eric suffers now from Late Onset Tay Sachs. One of his fondest memories now is his training with Pinello, his service dog, and being able to walk on stage (with Pinello) for his high-school graduation.