Born and raised in Miami, Richard has always been passionate about serving his community using education and policy. Having served multiple regional and national social justice organizations, Richard balances his time between work and school by seeking solutions to breaking barriers. Richard is a former student-athlete (football) and alumnus of Florida State University as well as a political candidate for City Commission. In his career before law school and after graduation at FSU, Richard worked as a communications director, national press secretary, and legislative manager. Currently, Richard is a third-year law student at Georgetown University Law Center. Richard recently served as a government affairs & policy intern at Apple and worked on voting rights litigation matters with the NAACP. This past summer, Richard worked as a corporate summer associate at Kirkland & Ellis New York Office, and is a recipient of the Kirkland & Ellis Diversity Fellowship. Richard was also elected as the 56th National Chair of the National Black Law Students Association, which is the largest, student-run, non-profit corporation in the country.