Rafael is currently a senior who attends Carson Senior High School. He takes part in his school's Performing Arts Media Academy and enjoys participating in various shows and plays. Rafael is also a member of the Thespian's Club, a co-manager of the Improv Team (ComedySportz), and also a co-president of their LGBT Club. He plans on going to a Cal State and major in performing arts. Later in life, he hopes to live in the midst of the madness of a big city such as New York, Atlanta, or Las Vegas as a performing artist.