young adult Sim in his Freshman year studying Art at Sim State University. He is in the Student bin when the game starts. Erik dreams of being an artist in the future as mentioned in his bio, whilst his Lifetime Want states he wants to marry off 6 children. He's a Family Sim, and is close to maximizing his fitness level.
Erik shares the same last name with the Swain family from Moonlight Falls. Like several other Sims from Sim State University, he starts off with no gender preference. Erik is 72 hours away from the final exam in his first semester, when he is first moved into a household. He has the same personality as Lilith Pleasant.