- Born in Salt Lake City, Utah
- Parents are Weath and Lisa Clayton
- Majoring in American studies
- Athlete of the Year in 1997
- Basketball team captain
- District Athlete of the Year
- Lettered in volleyball
- Holds high school hurdle record
- Triple jumped 37'5.75' in high school
Placed sixth at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships...set BYU season bests in the triple jump and long jump.
Took third in the WAC indoor triple jump...placed 5th in the long jump with a mark of 18'1" (5.51m) at the Utah Collegiate Championships...recorded a 7th-place finish with 4350 points in the heptathlon at the WAC Outdoor Championships
Finished 8th in the long jump (18'1."/5.51m) and 4th in the triple jump (39'3.25"/11.97m) at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships...took 3rd in the triple jump with a mark of 38'00.25" (11.59m) at the Utah Collegiate Championships...placed 5th in the triple jump (38'3.25"/11.66m) and 8th in the long jump (18'1."/5.51m) at the MWC Outdoor Championships.