Clara Potter is the daughter of Juston and Elizabeth Potter, with an older sibling named Ernest. She was born and raised in Bandon, where she is entering the eighth grade. Clara participates on the basketball and volleyball teams at Harbor Lights Middle School. She has been active in the 4-H horse program for five years, and she is taking lessons and improving her riding skills. Clara has participated in the 4-H pig program for three years, which she is using as a source to raise money for college. Clara is very dedicated to all she does and works hard to continuously improve. After high school, Clara plans to earn a degree to become an X-ray technician. She plans to continue to live and work in Coos County.