Clay is an alumnus of The Ohio State University (c/o 2018), graduating with a B.S. in Psychology, and dual minors in General Business and Substance Abuse Counseling. In November of 2018, he joined the College of Dentistry as an Information Associate, assisting in the scheduling and management of the student Comprehensive Care Clinics. In March of 2020, he transitioned within the College of Dentistry to become the Program Assistant for SMS (the Sterilization Monitoring Service), an independent business that aids businesses that utilize a sterilization unit in complying with state mandates to ensure proper function. In November of 2023, Clay joined the Advancement Team at the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences as a Fiscal Associate.