I seem to have written out a bit of a manifesto in my bio.  Too intense? 

manifesto: a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issue

 
Yes, Rodriguez is in fact, part of my name. In Mexico, where my mother is from, we put the paternal last name first and then the maternal last name second. Hence my surname is Ralphs Rodriguez. Therefore, in honor of my mother's heritage and traditions, I will be using both surnames. Plus, its great for castings. 
 
Okay, site is up and running with soo many errors, so my apologies, it is a work in progress. I've been busy organizing photos, editing, uploading, writing and god knows what but my back is killing me. Thanks for checking this out and stay tuned....