Nick Jones is a May 2017 graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a Bachelor of Science degree in sport management and a minor in business. Nick is a native of St. Louis, Missouri, where he graduated from McKinley CLA High School. While in high school Nick served as a mentor and tutor to the McKinley middle school students with academic and behavioral challenges. At UCM Nick continued this trend serving as a member of Underdogs, an organization aimed at tutoring and transitioning underclass students into the unfamiliar college environment. In addition to this, Nick became a drug addiction counselor in the local Warrensburg community. Currently, Nick also serves as the Sports Enrichment Coordinator for Beyond School, an after-school program with Mission St. Louis. Nick's dedication to youth and community stems from his heavy church background, having a grandfather that served as the church pastor. After his time with MCAC, Nick plans to pursue a master's degree in business, public policy, or possibly both with a focus on community development."