Sacramento, California , United States
|| January 04, 1962
Dec 26, 2012 09:25pm
Liberal - Pro Environment - Pro-Choice - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Married -
|Info||Prior to his election to the State Assembly, Jones was a member of the Sacramento City Council, representing the 6th District which includes much of Southeastern Sacramento and the College Greens neighborhood in East Sacramento. He served for five and a half years after winning a 1999 special election to replace Darrell Steinberg, also his predecessor in the Assembly. |
Before his election to the city council, he worked for six years as a legal aid attorney with Legal Services of Northern California, providing free legal assistance to the poor. In 1995, Jones was one of 13 Americans awarded a White House Fellowship. Jones served in the Clinton administration for three years. He first served as a special assistant to Janet Reno and later as her counsel.
Jones received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University, his law degree from Harvard Law School, and a masters in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
Jones and his wife, Kim Flores, live in Sacramento and have two young children, Isabelle and William.