Clapp attended the University of Washington, and graduated as a double major with degrees in History and Political Science. During her time in Wash., Clapp worked in the Husky ticketing office and assisted with game-day sales for the WNBA team, the Seattle Storm. She also completed an internship in Honolulu, Hawaii for ESPN and the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.
Clapp was originally born in Emporia, Kan., and currently resides in South Bend. She enjoys running, camping, and hiking, as well as cooking and other outdoor activities.