Raymond attended St. Patrick’s – St. Vincent High School, where he graduated with honors in math and science. He participated in several leadership clubs and was a member of the varsity golf team. After graduating high school, Raymond attended the University of Pacific, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering. During college, Raymond became a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a national fraternity dedicated to community service and leadership building.
Since 2011, Raymond has worked as an academic tutor for the Community Youth Center in the bay area. He has had experience tutoring a variety of math and science subjects, including physics, calculus, chemistry, and biology. During summers, Raymond works as a program coordinator for Camp F.U.N. (Fitness and Understanding Nutrition), a summer camp run in conjunction with the Healthy Hearts Program. The summer camp aims to help children aged 8-12 develop healthier lifestyles through sports, exercise, and diet. In his spare time, Raymond enjoys going to concerts, watching movies, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and hiking.