Specializing in illustration and graphic design, he is a self-taught artist whose work brought in more than 100,000 followers for his erick.centeno Instagram account. He particularly enjoyed drawing people in and moments inspired by MMA.
He trained in kung fu for a couple of years. He earned a degree as a computer technician and studied business administration at the University of Genoa.
He worked as an IT professional while studying to be an economist and working on his art on the side.
Originally from Peru, he moved to Genoa, Italy. He owes his passion for art to his father.
One of his favorite fighters is Jose Aldo.