Michael Clanton was born and grew up in DeRidder, Louisiana. He graduated from DeRidder High School and attended Stephen F. Austin in Nacogdoches, Texas, where he received a BBA degree. Following in his businessman father's footsteps, he owned and operated a successful business for 30 years until his recent retirement. His mother was a music teacher/director who turned her creative talents after retirement toward art until her passing at 95 years of age. Michael, since his retirement, has also begun to explore his artistic talents.
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