Jamie Jones joined Southern Miss’ Student-Athlete Development staff in the late spring of 2017 as a Learning Specialist.
Jones has a lengthy background in the South Mississippi region, having previously served as an adjunct environmental science professor at Southern Miss from 1998-99. She has also been a classroom instructor at schools in both Mize and Mendenhall. Most notably, she had a six-year stint as the Sumrall Middle School principal within the Lamar County School District (2009-15), earning the Mississippi Middle School Administrator of the Year honor in 2012.
Prior to her return to the region and move to Sumrall, Jones was an assistant principal at the South and West Anchorage High Schools in Alaska from 2004-09.
Jones is a 1991 graduate of UNC Greensboro, where she studied secondary education and English. She went on to earn her Master’s in Educational Leadership from William Carey in 1999 and her education specialist degree at Walden University in Minneapolis.