Drayton received his Bachelors Degree in Music Education from Northern Illinois University in 2010. While Drayton attended Northern Illinois, he performed in the NIU Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, and Opera Workshop. Drayton studied under Myron Myers, Dr. Mary Lynn Doherty, Dr. Eric Johnson, Dr. Ed Klonoski, and Dr. Tim Blickhan.

Drayton performs regularly with the St. Charles Singers located in St. Charles, IL under the direction of Jeff Hunt. He began his career with the group in 2015. Since 2011, Drayton has served as the director of choirs at his high school alma mater, Sycamore High School. He is also Co-Worship Leader at FBC Church in Sycamore, IL.

Drayton and his wife Darcy reside in Sycamore.