Emerging Leaders Fellow
Natavia Jones was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska, graduating high school from Omaha North High. She attended the University of Nebraska Lincoln on a full ride scholarship and received her bachelor’s degree in Child Youth & Family Studies with Minors in Ethnic Studies, Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, one of the 9 historically Black Greek organizations. She gained great experience in her field so far serving as a program staff in CLC after school programming, Programs Coordinator for a Youth Development Department, and Director of Youth Development department. Natavia’s passions are empowering the youth, bringing awareness to mental health, as well as uplifting and sharing resources with those within impoverished communities. Her favorite hobbies are dancing, having deep conversations, and traveling. She has served many roles in her lifetime but her favorite of all is being a sister.