Devin T. “Dev” Jones, born and raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans , is a graduate of Edna Karr High School and the “Mecca” Howard University with a B.A. in Media, Journalism, and Film Studies with a minor in Afro-American studies from the Cathy Hughes School of Communications and a M.S in Strategic Communications and Social Media Management from Arkansas State University. He joined the Foundation in December 2021. Devin works to elevate content creation, storytelling and strategic communications efforts for the Foundation.
Prior to joining the Foundation, He served as an Educator for 5 years in the city of New Orleans. He is a former Congressional Communications Intern for Cedric Richmond-LA, a social media intern for WJLA/ABC7 in Arlington, VA, and he is also a 2017 YAALI-Ghana Scholar through his alma mater Howard.
Devin is an accomplished radio host, programming director and entertainment/lifestyle blogger having worked for WHBC 96.3 HD3 (Howard’s Student Run Radio Station),WHUR 96.3 FM, Roland Martin Unfiltered, and Howard University New Service in Washington, D.C.
Devin is a former high school offensive line football coach and mentor to former students throughout the city of New Orleans, a proud and active member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Devin enjoys traveling, writing movie and television scripts, cooking, and spending time with his family and friends.
Email Devin at Devin@gnof.org