Richard Eric English II graduated from UNC Pembroke in 2011 with a major in sociology and minor in chemistry and biology. He went on to work as an EMT in Baltimore, Maryland, and has since completed a bachelor’s in nursing at UNC Wilmington. He currently serves as the night shift associate nursing manager of Carolina East Emergency Department in New Bern. During his time with UNCP, he helped initiate the rugby team and was the president of Theta XI. His sense of humor, random silliness and ability to lift anyone's spirit, even in a high stress atmosphere, is one of his greatest assets.