A three-time NCAA Division II Track & Field All-American, Jones ranks among the school's premier women's track and field athletes of all-time. She attained NCAA-II Indoor All-America kudos with a sixth-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay in 1987. The versatile Jones also attained NCAA-II Outdoor All-America accolades in both 1987 and 1988 by placing seventh and sixth, respectively, at the national meet. Jones, who continues to hold the school's all-time outdoor 400-meter hurdle record (1:00.15), is listed among FSU's top five all-time leaders to date in two indoor and four outdoor events. She also ranks tied for first among the Bulldogs' all-time 600-yard run performers after clocking 1:28.04 in 1986. The West Shore Christian Academy standout earned the school's 1986 outdoor track and field Most Valuable Player honor and was a two-time recipient of Ferris State's indoor MVP award. Her eight individual GLIAC Championships currently is listed tied for fourth on the school's all-time list. Jones, who held more school records (10) following her career than any other previous FSU performer, graduated from Ferris in 1988 with a bachelor of arts degree in social work. She also earned a master's degree in social work from Western Michigan in 1992. Jones later founded the Beach Runners Inner City Track Club in Muskegon, which focuses on self-esteem and academics along with track skills. She presently serves as a social worker for the Muskegon Public School system where she resides along with her daughter.