Calvon Jones, 2017-18
KIPP Eastern North Carolina Alumnus
Rev. Calvon Jones is a native of Garysburg, North Carolina where his loving parents, Calvin and Mae Jones, raised him in New Jerusalem Church of God. Jones received Christ at an early age. Not only did he hone his spirituality and moral temperaments, his educational endeavors were also significant. He is an alumnus of KIPP Gaston College Preparatory, class of 2011. He went on to Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia where he was a history and religion major. During his time at Morehouse, Calvon Jones was honored as an Oprah Winfrey Scholar. He graduated from Morehouse College on May 17, 2015 with the highest honors, Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He is currently a graduate student at Yale Divinity School in New Haven, CT.