A strong believer in lifelong learning, this Calvert High graduate holds degrees from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (BA), Howard University School of Divinity (MDIV) and United Theological Seminary (DMIN). Additionally, Pastor Jones was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Sojourner Douglas College for his work in advocating for the poor. The Gospel has framed his entire career.

Pastor Jones’ awards and National and Gubernatorial Offices are too numerous to list.

The native of Calvert County is the elder son of Clyde (Jr.) and the late Carrie Bertha Kent Jones. He is married to the former Ms. Carolyn Short of Manokin, Maryland. They have three adult children; Rondell, Gregory, and Danielle; and four awesome grandchildren: Dana M. Jones II, Kent and Luke Giese and Reyna Taylor Jones.