Eriko was born in Japan, raised all over the states, and earned her BFA in dance from NC School of the Arts. Since then she has been dancing professionally and broadening her dancing through aerial work, wushu, capoeira, hip hop, house, waacking, vogue, breakin, African, acrobatics and more. She has a special passion for the NYC underground house and hip hop culture, and often performs and engages in events of the scene. She proudly represents her two crews, MAWU and FMinit, wherever she battles, competes, or throws down. She is also the 2009 champion of House Dance International in the experimental category. Jimbo has traveled throughout the world to perform and teach, and aspires to continue traveling to share her passion. She officially joined Pilobolus in August 2009.