Clayton began preaching in 1987, at the age of 14, when he sensed his call from the Lord to be an Evangelist. He started Clayton King Ministries in 1995. Since then, he has traveled to 45 states and 38 countries. Clayton spends much of his time on the road preaching the Gospel at churches, university campuses, and other various ministry events. He and his wife, Sharie, have 2 boys, Jacob and Joseph.