A passionate advocate and community organizer, Graham was born and raised in Brampton. His work with former Member of Parliament for Brampton-Springdale Parm Gill and Member of Provincial Parliament for Brampton West Amarjot Sandhu instilled in him a deep appreciation for public service. It was this motivation that has guided his career through various roles and responsibilities with the Ontario Government at the Ministry of the Environment, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Graham has a history of community involvement including playing and volunteering with the Brampton Youth Hockey Association, as well as working at Sparrow Lake Camp and at the City of Brampton El Dorado Camp. He has also worked as a consultant for a local auto dealership and for several small businesses and entrepreneurs in Brampton North.