I'm no expert but my clean exceeds my press. I go even lower than i do in a front squat, so low that the log is pressed against my chest at the bottom. So the log is almost already in place. As i ascend i forcefully extend my hips and i shoot my elbows around and lock it like i would a front squat.
I only do this when i clean once and press away though. When i cleaned every rep i just power clean it.
But I've got a long way to go so take my advice with a grain of salt lol.