Clark was born and raised in Gadsden. He graduated Gadsden High School, followed by the University of Alabama in 2003. He married his college sweetheart, Daphne, in 2004. As a newlywed, he worked at a law firm in Birmingham while attending Birmingham School of Law at night. In 2005 Clark replanted roots in his hometown and worked for Circuit Judge Shaun Malone as a bailiff, then took a job with Etowah County Community Corrections as an officer. He passed the bar exam in 2009 and opened up his practice two weeks after being sworn in. He is the father of two handsome boys, Ryan and Wyatt, and his heart is held by his only daughter, Amelia.
Clark loves bass fishing, smoking barbecue and boating. He is an active member at Church of the Highlands and on the board of directors for The Love Center Homeless Shelter.