Markia Jones

Markia Jones, College Counselor

Markia Jones was born and raised in Dallas, TX. She graduated as a first-generation student from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Sociology.  After graduating, she joined the College Advising Corps in 2018, UT AdviseTx Chapter, where she found her passion for counseling, advocating for, and supporting post-secondary pathways for first-generation black and brown students.

Markia’s work is driven by the personal motto:

I advise because someone cared enough to advise me.