Francisco was born in El Salvador, Central America, and migrated to Melbourne with his family at age seven.
His first lead role on stage was in Alan Ball’s All That I Will Ever Be, over two seasons at Chapel off Chapel (2012).
In 2017, Francisco moved to Sydney to train at NIDA, graduating from the new Diploma of Stage and Screen Performance. In his first two years in Sydney, Francisco’s stage credits include The Laramie Project (Seymour Centre, 2018), The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later (Seymour Centre, 2018), Troilus and Cressida (The Depot Theatre, 2018, dir. Sean O’Riordan), Kapow-i GoGo (rehearsed reading, KXT, 2018, dir. Rachel Kerry), Sissy (rehearsed reading, Seymour Centre, 2018, dir. Kate Gaul), and The Normal Heart (rehearsed reading, Eternity Playhouse, 2017, dir. Jeneffa Soldatic).
Screen credits include Within the Lines (web series, 2018), Top End Wedding: Location Scouts (web series, 2018, dir. Christiaan Van Vuuren) and West of Sunshine (feature film, 2017, dir. Jason Raftopoulos).
For MEAA, Francisco is member of the National Performers Committee, the Equity Wellness Committee and the Equity Diversity Committee. He is also Founder of Well Well Well Productions, Coordinator at NIDA Open, and Storyville Reader for The Equity Foundation.