Born in California right after World War II, Dr. Click grew up on a family ranch near Des Moines, New Mexico. He graduated from Lubbock Christian College before pursuing his optometry training at the University of Houston. He was only 22 when he graduated from optometry school, becoming the youngest person ever to receive a Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Click married his wife, Rita, the day after graduation and then entered the military, where he served as a captain in the Medical Field Services Corps. Two years later, he moved to Amarillo and has served patients in Amarillo, Borger and Clayton, New Mexico, since then. He and Rita will celebrate their 50 th anniversary in 2019 and have three adult children and three grandchildren.