Ricardo Hoyos, Jr. is a Canadian actor. He joined the cast of Degrassi: The Next Generation for the eleventh season as Zig Novak and starred in the sequel series Degrassi: Next Class on Netflix. He has also starred in the children's television series Dino Dan.Hoyos was born in Alliston, Ontario. His paternal grandparents were from Peru and Ecuador. His mother has Irish ancestry.