Jones joined MDRC in November of 2019 as a technical research analyst. His research supports projects related to federal welfare programs and long-term follow-up studies. He has experience in and knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research, programming, evaluation, outcome measurement, and federal social safety net programs. Jones has worked in the public sector for the entirety of his career and is passionate about using data to address systemic inequities. Jones earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from North Carolina State University.