Famous for his Ericsurf6 YouTube channel, which features "Pencil Trick Tutorial," "Creepy Straw Trick" and other magic and puzzle tutorial videos. He has accumulated more than 700,000 subscribers.
Before launching his teaching career and his YouTube channel, he attended California State University, Long Beach.
His most popular video, "POOL JUMP EPIC FAIL," had been seen over fourteen million times by the beginning of 2015.
Born and raised in California, U.S.A., he later relocated to Japan, where he taught school and raised his two sons.
He and fellow web star Rahat Hossain both rose to fame for their YouTube magic trick uploads.