Ryan was born in 1977 in Pasadena, TX and later moved to be a resident of Kountze. He graduated from Kountze High School and attended Lamar University Institute of Technology, earning a degree in Chemical Process. He is an employee of Hunstman Chemical Plan in Port Neches, TX. Ryan is married to his best friend and companion, Kim, and is the father of a son, Colby, and a daughter, Payton.
Ryan gave his life to Christ in 1989. He loves serving the Lord through serving his family, meeting the needs of God’s people through his spiritual gifts and talents, and reaching the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He and his wife serve together as youth leaders and Ryan is also a deacon at Cornerstone Baptist Church.