Our Team

James D. Gray

The Founder and President of The T.E.A.M. Gray Foundation, James "Jay" Gray has a desire to help those in need and be a positive impact on the lives of the youth that he comes in contact with. Born and raised in Bluefield, Virginia, Jay is a firm believer that education and a strong sense of self discipline are integral in the foundation of growing as a young adult.Jay attended Bluefield State College majoring in Education, he obtained his Master's Degree in Educational Management from Strayer University in Charlotte, NC and his School Administration licensure from Wingate University. Jay has been a public school teacher in VA and NC for 17 years. He has also been a coach and mentor for hundreds of student-athletes over the years. Founding this organization is a wonderful accomplishment and a way for Jay to continue with the humanitarian work that his father, uncle and brother had started.

Sonja R. Gray


Andrea F. Oakes