Jade Jones graduated from Princeton University in June 2014 with an undergraduate degree in English and certificates in African-American Studies and Creative Writing. In her undergraduate career, she has studied abroad at the Goethe Institute in Munich, Germany and Cambridge University in Cambridge, England. She also worked as a research fellow at the Schomburg Center for Black Research the summer of her junior year. May 2017, she earned a Masters in Fine Arts degree from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa where she was an adjunct professor. In 2019, she won the PEN/Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.
Jade is currently a professor at Rowan University and senior editor, copywriter, and director of operations for Tailored Tutoring LLC. She tutors all grade levels in a variety of subjects.