Raymond was born and raised in Oakland, California and grew up going to a Christian school where he received Christ as his Savior. He received his Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University, Northridge. He got his Master of Divinity at the Master’s Seminary, and is currently in the Doctorate of Ministry at the Master’s Seminary. Ray served at Grace Community Church in Los Angeles for 10 years before accepting the call to serve at San Francisco Bible Church in 2017. Ray is happily married to Kelly since 2016, and they have three children. His interests include exercising, reading, gaming, and spending time with his family.