Ryan Rice Sr. is a native of New Orleans. He received his Bachelors of Arts Degree from Dillard University, where he studied Mass Communications graduating Magna Cum Laude. Ryan proceeded to utilize his skills for communications by working in Corporate Communications, as well as, Training and Development. After sensing a vocational call to ministry, Ryan went on as a children’s pastor at a large multi-campus church in Baton Rouge, La. In 2014, Ryan and his family moved back to New Orleans to plant Connect Church in the community of Algiers, where he grew up. Currently Ryan is pursuing an MA in Apologetics from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ryan and his wife Seane’ have four children.