PRESIDENT, FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY, WINTER PARK
Jones has been president of the multimedia university for more than 20 years, overseeing more than 2,200 employees and about 21,000 students. Full Sail offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in entertainment, media, arts and emerging technology. Jones has been associated with the school since its inception, first as an educator then in various other capacities.
|EDUCATION||Bluefield College (AA), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (BS)|
|FLORIDA LOVE||Within a three-hour commute by car, I can access the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico in the same day. Additionally, with only a short travel time, a Floridian can visit the fisheries and gorgeous woodlands of the Florida Panhandle or enjoy the delights and cultural attractions of the cities in South Florida.|
|ADMIRES||Michelle Chira-Carlton is making amazing strides in the foster care system as the director of the Foundation for Foster Children.|
|READING||National Geographic’s The Photo Ark: One Man’s Quest to Document the World’s Animals, by Joel Sartore|