Rich is joining the class of 2023 at University of North Carolina School of Law. He graduated with a BA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University in 2016, and built his proficiency in Vietnamese, Spanish, Japanese, and Korean. He commissioned from the Army ROTC program as an Infantry Officer. He was assigned to the 3d Cavalry Regiment at Fort Hood, TX, where he served as a Rear Detachment Commander, Platoon Leader, and Executive Officer. Upon completion of his active duty service, Rich plans on transitioning into the Army Reserves to continue his service while pursuing his legal career.