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Clayton Ellis-2005

March 11, 2019

Clayton Ellis graduated from Temple Christian School in 2005, completing a family legacy of more than 25 years and the fourth of his siblings to attend TCS. After graduation, he went on to receive a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Baylor University in Theatre Performance with a concentration in vocal performance. In 2009, Clayton accomplished his dream of performing on stage, which began while he attended TCS after performing in the annual spring musical. He joined a touring company in Pennsylvania for 8 months and later moved to New York City, performing in six shows in Manhattan as well as a national tour with MTV. In 2013, Clayton became the Director of Development for the School of Music and Arts & Sciences at Baylor University. On June 18, 2016, Clayton married his beautiful wife, Jessica. The two currently reside in Waco, Texas, where Jessica is a 2nd grade school teacher. Clayton is a student at George W. Truett Theological Seminary, studying to obtain his masters degree in Theological Studies.

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