Clayton is from Rochester, New York and graduated from Robert Morris University with a Bachelor of Arts in UX/UI Design in 2023. He is the very first graduate of this program, and while pursuing the degree, he received the Best in Show Award at the Media Arts Senior Showcase. He earned this award by creating a game simulating city planning. His design work can be viewed here. In his free time, Clayton enjoys playing chess, riding his bike, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and reading! This year, he will be serving with the Crossroads Foundation as their PULSE Fellow!