J.D. candidate, Rutgers University

Clara Lefton (he/him) is a journalist turned J.D. candidate at Rutgers University. Clara’s professional life has been guided by his interest in and lived experiences related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. One of Clara’s main areas of experience is at the intersection of LGBTQIA+ issues and athletics. He has written extensively on these topics—including for The Philadelphia Business Journal, Dad Vail Regatta, Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship, and The Rainbow Times. Prior to working professionally as a journalist, Clara earned a B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and was a collegiate rower.

He is passionate about the intersection of LGBTQIA+ issues and athletics and has written extensively on these topics.