Balraj has a professional background in healthcare, graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley. As an experienced clinician, he worked primarily with individuals who had sustained a mild traumatic brain injury or were on long-term disability due to a debilitating injury or condition.

Early in his career, while continuing to work as a clinician in a managerial role, Balraj pursued further education and experience in business. He took on early projects in marketing and business development while continuing to take courses and certifications. He ultimately transitioned his career to managing the marketing and business development for two large national organizations.

In his spare time, Balraj enjoys both playing and watching hockey, working out, and finding unique new recipes to cook.