Ray was born and raised in the South Island of New Zealand. He played his High School rugby at Nelson College for boys then went on an LDS mission to Brisbane Australia. In 2008 Ray moved to Utah to study at BYU and helped them win two National Championships. While at BYU, he recieved All-American honors and an invitation to the Eagles Camp. Ray received both his Bachelors and Masters degree at BYU, and is currently continuing his post graduate studies. Ray’s loves to work out and is also a competitive weight lifter. He is married to wife Cara, who is expecting a baby girl in June.