Clifford W. "Chip" Cleveland, II, is a lifelong resident of Prattville, Alabama, with the exception of his college years. Chip was educated in the public schools of Autauga County. He graduated from Auburn University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration. While at Auburn, Chip served as president of his fraternity, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, for two consecutive terms. Following graduation from Auburn University, Chip entered law school at the University of Alabama and graduated in 1997 with a Juris Doctor degree.