Raymond has a strong background in gymnastics.  He was a competitive gymnast from the age of 6 through college.  He was a part of the University of Oklahoma's gymnastics team.  He was the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation floor champion his senior year of college.  Raymond was also involved in theater while in high school.  He performed in several plays as well as a play that was performed at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.  He has trained on the Lyra, silks and canes.  He has a certificate to teach Ballroom dance from Dance Makers, Inc.  He has a bachelor's degree in linguistics with a minor in Spanish.  He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2014. He has been a gymnastics coach at Bart Conner Gymnastics Academy and Eagle Ridge Gymnastics.