Raymond studied cinema and video production at the City College of San Francisco.

He has worked on numerous student films, independent features, documentaries, and web videos. He never thought that he would become an actor until he landed the lead role of historical figure Fatt Hing Ching, an 1850s California gold miner from Canton , in the docudrama Gold Mountain - Journey to the West (CCTV, Partisan Pictures, 2016).

In addition to acting, he is passionate about telling stories in new, emerging media such as creating animation for virtual reality.