Ashton Wheeler Clemmons
North Carolina House of Representatives – District 57
Dr. Ashton Clemmons has always had a passion for serving the people of the state she proudly calls home. After graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill as an NC Teaching Fellow, she taught school in Durham and Guilford counties and went on to earn her Master’s in School Leadership from Harvard University. Most recently, Ashton Clemmons received her Doctorate of Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Ashton Clemmons was re-elected to serve in North Carolina’s 57th House District on November 3, 2020, and sworn into office on January 13, 2021.
During her time in Raleigh, Representative Clemmons has been appointed to the Commerce, Education K-12, Education-Community Colleges, Finance, and Marine Resources, and Aqua Culture Committees. She also serves as Early Childhood Caucus Co-Chair. The mother of three young children, Ashton is an energetic and passionate advocate for better schools and job training programs, as well as policies that protect health care, the environment, and voting rights. She lives in Greensboro with her husband Bryan Clemmons.