"You gotta put your past behind ya, hakuna matata!"
Name: Ray (Baby Ray) Reynosa
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Food: Tacos
Hobbies: Basketball, Hiking, Fishing, Reading, Swimming and Hanging with Friends!
What shall we say about Baby Ray…? He is amazing, he has to be the sweetest and kindest young man you will ever meet! He has stolen the hearts of thousands simply because of his age in the Roy Juarez, Jr. story. It is hard to imagine a two year old in the midst of such a horrific storm.
The beautiful part of the story is that the storm has dissipated.
One of the greatest memories Roy carries with him is when he received a text from Baby Ray on fathers day in 2010. In the text message Baby Ray had written out the lyrics to a song Roy would sing to him as a baby to put him to sleep. At the end of the text Baby Ray wrote... I love you big brother!
Today Baby Ray isn’t so much a baby. He actually entered into his senior year of college. Currently he lives with his mom and step-dad, who he refers to as his "roommates". He has some memory of what occurred but for the most part was sheltered due to being so young at the time.
If he isn't at school or work (Educational Achievement Services) you will find him saving the world from zombies on his PS3! He is also very good at basketball and extremely creative! Since his family didn't have the means to provide game systems or board games while he was a child, Baby Ray began creating his own. He would create complete board games with rules, awards, and consequence that his siblings and him would play. Those are the memories that the family looks back on and smiles about. The sun never stops shining... even in a storm.
If you ever get a chance to meet him or spend time with him, you will find that he is extremely funny. He plans to attend college and dreams of being an entrepreneur of some sort!
Homeless by Choice Memoir