Related Information for Jay Clifford The lead singer and main songwriter for the music group Jump, Little Children. He was born November 21, 1971, the son of a boat builder. He studied classical guitar at the North Carolina School of the Arts along with fellow bandmates Matthew Bivins, Evan Bivins and Ward Williams (band member Jonathan Gray joined the band a few years later). Matthew Bivins described Clifford in high school as "the one that would get in front of the entire school during an assembly and sing a James Taylor son.. read more