Demonte "Tray" Thompson is one of 12 siblings from Compton, California. As a foster youth, Tray found education to be a safe-haven from the trouble that surrounded him. Tray earned a bachelor's degree in finance from California State University, Northridge (CSUN). Currently, he serves as a Regional Marketing Specialist at AIG. An active leader at AIG, Tray is President of the Los Angeles Young Professionals Employee Resource Group. Beginning his career at CSUN, he taught financial literacy to hundreds of students.