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Jason Steve Torres Rico, known professionally as Rico Torres (born September 19, 1995), is a Latin-American actor, model, producer, author, businessman, and internet personality. Rico was raised in MedellĂ­n, Colombia. Some of his roles include spots on HBO Ballers, L.A. Rush with Elijah Wood, First Day Back with Loretta Devine, and Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.

Career

Torres started his modeling career at the age of 19 in fashion campaigns and commercials for JC Penney, Target, Forever 21, Adidas and appeared in the SuperBowl LIV BayCare Commercial. He has collaborated as an ambassador for 1st Phorm, Reign Body Fuel, Sambazon, The Kennedy Forum, and HUGO BOSS.

Torres was featured in the television show HBO's Ballers, an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson and starring Dwayne Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired NFL player who must navigate his new career of choice as the financial manager of other NFL players.

Torres also appeared in BITMAP Magazine for their "Hear Me" movement, NALUDA Magazine, Medium's AUTHORITY Magazine, In Touch Weekly Magazine for "Man Candy of the Week", Afterbuzz TV,[5][6] BELLO Magazine, Sports Byline USA, ABQ Journal, The Love of Acting, pARTicipate Magazine, MAUXA.COM, DAILYBLOID.COM, STARCENTRAL MAGAZINE, PARADE.COM, WFLA News Channel 8's "Bloom," The Garnette Report, The Rogers Revue, VENTS Magazine, The Great Scott Podcast and TV MEGASITE.

At one point in the beginning of his career, Torres was a hand and foot model. He has also been doing voice over work.[12]

Torres's debut book is Know 'YOUR' Norms.

Torres received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Health Sciences (Pre-Med) from the University of South Florida in 2018.

Education

  • Braulio Alonso High School (2010-2014)
  • University of South Florida (2014-2018)

Filmography

Title Year Role
L.A. Rush (Post-production) 2020 Jason/SUPPORTING
The Speech (Short) 2020 Aaron/LEAD
Danger on the Horizon (Short) (Post-production) 2020 Jesse/LEAD
Climax (Short) (Post-production) 2020 Rico/LEAD
Killer Keg (Feature Film) (Filming) 2020 Associate Producer
Penny Dreadful: City of Angels (TV Series) 2019-2020 Pachucho/Co-Star
Wrap Battle (TV Series) 2019 Elf/RECURRING
HBO Ballers (TV Series) 2019 Football Player/RECURRING
First Day Back (Short) 2019 Julius/SUPPORTING
Not Up to Me (Short) 2019 Himself/LEAD
It Needs to Stop (Short) 2019 Will/LEAD
Now is Different (Short) 2019 Mike/LEAD
DJ Khaled Feat. SZA: Just Us (Video Short) 2019 Warrior/SUPPORTING
Games People Play (TV Series) 2019 Manny/Co-Star
Emily Perry: Summer on Lock (Video Short) 2018 Himself/LEAD
Maroon 5 Feat. Future: Cold (Video short) 2017 Party Goer/SUPPORTING
Love Exclusively (Feature Film) 2017 Party Guest/SUPPORTING
Possession (TV Series) 2015 Reporter/Co-Star

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