Born in Houston, Texas to Carlos L. Rivas and Floresmira Rivas. Raised in Houston and The Woodlands. Graduated from McCullough H.S. in 1985. Lived in Dallas, Texas for 8 years, moved back to Houston and went to Houston Community College and received a Texas paramedic certificate. Elkin has worked for several private and 911 ambulance services in the greater Houston area. He has worked as a set medic on several music videos and independent films in and around Houston. Read more... 4.