Raffi received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California in Irvine. While at the University of California In Irvine, he was placed on the Dean's List. He received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern School of Law. During law school, Raffi clerked at a civil law firm where he gained experience in all phases of litigation. During his spare time, Raffi likes to read and spend time with his wife and kids.