Josh Clayton was born and raised overseas. Growing up in Central Asia as a missionary gave him the opportunity to learn and appreciate different cultures and people groups. After moving back to the United States in 2012, Josh was homeschooled and spent his free time tinkering with a variety of devices including small engines and computers. In 2018 Josh began his Bachelors at Liberty University in Mechanical Engineering. Josh has always had a passion for airplanes and rockets and hopes to apply what he learns in this research to those areas of his future career.