Saray is the Deputy Director at Building Blocks for Kids Richmond Collaborative. Saray was born in sunny Southern California. She moved to the Bay Area with her family when she was nine years old. She discovered her passion for working with the community in 2008 when working as a group leader in the after school program at Chavez Elementary School. She heard about the opportunity through a friend to support families and quickly began to build relationships with parents, students and the principal.