BA Political Science and International Studies, Elon University; MPA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MSOD, American University
Born and raised in North Carolina, Clifton relocated to Washington D.C. during the summer of 2011. Before coming to American he worked as the Assistant Director of Campus Center Operations—Facilities and Conferences at Elon for 4 years. In his role he served as the functional administrator for R25, coordinated the summer camps and conferences and supervised 20 student employees. Clifton has over 7 years working with event scheduling and has presented at multiple conferences on the topic. In his free time he enjoys to traveling, working out, spin classes and photography.