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Episode 74: How to Make Family & Business Work Together

January 30, 2019

 Jeremiah and Verdel Jones have been married for 30 years. In 1983 they began dating as high school sweethearts. In 1987 Jeremiah joined the US Navy and Verdel attended SUNY Farmingdale. A year later at almost 21 and 19, Jeremiah and Verdel married and moved to Boston, MA. After a few years in MA, Jeremiah in the Navy and Verdel finishing up her Bachelor's degree, they moved back to Long Island and began their family. The Joneses have two children Marcus 26 and Miya 22. Through the years they have grown together - grown apart - and grew more in love with each other through not only their unconditional love for each other but through their devoted friendship. They currently host an Internet TV show called, Let's Kick It With The Jones, and they own a production company MiyaMar Productions alongside their two children. With The Joneses, everything is a family affair.

“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.”  – Walt Disney   

Meet Verdel Jones  

 

Verdel A. Jones - The College Planning Expert and author of, The Parent Agent: How to Represent Your Child and Get Them Into the College of Their Choice

Verdel has been an educator for over 20 years as a teacher, school counselor, and district level administrator. As a presenter and speaker, Verdel continually provides her community with valuable resources regarding various educational topics and passionately presents this information to parents and students. She has visited hundreds of colleges and can articulate what to look for in a college that will meet the needs of your child. Her extensive knowledge of the college exploration and selection process; current educational issues; and the social and emotional challenges students experience, make her an expert in her field. Being a teacher at heart, her passion is focused on sharing conversations that inform and enlighten – in the hopes that you learn something you did not know. In carrying out this work she is the executive producer and host of the Internet TV show, Conversations with Verdel Jones. She is also the CEO and Founder of Deliteach Enterprises, LLC which provides various services including hosting events dedicated to supporting our community.

Verdel received her master’s degree in educational leadership from Long Island University, a master's degree in secondary education from Hofstra University, and obtained a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Jeremiah Jones Jr. has been working in the telecommunications field almost 20 years and is dedicated to providing his customers with quality service and expediency. This proud father of two adult children was born and raised on Long Island, New York and met his wife in high school - they were high school sweethearts. In addition, he served in the US Navy for over 13 years and attributes that experience in building a solid foundation for his family. He is currently the co-host of the Internet TV show, Let's Kick It.  

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Music Credits:

  • Music Intro/Outro: “Thoughts” by Killah Smilez
  • Music Outro: “Explained” by Killah Smilez
  • Make sure you check out the Killah Smilez song on Amazon 
  • Catch the music video by Killah Smilez HERE

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