Ashá S. Jones is currently the Special Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs at San Diego State University. Asha’ has more 15 years of progressively responsible experience in government and higher education. She most recently served as the project director for the TRIO-Student Support Services program director in the Student Ability Success Center. Prior to her role at SDSU, she was the director of Student Support Services at Virginia Commonwealth University, director of the Upward Bound program at Langston University, coordinator of the Student 2 Student program at Weber, State University and coordinator of African-American Success at the University of Utah.
Ashá received her Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis in Marketing, from the University of Phoenix, Ogden, Utah, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. As an Upward Bound and first generation college student, Ashá is interested in developing diversity, cultural, academic and career programming with unique opportunities to work and associate with an array of diverse communities.
She is always full of great ideas and endless energy. Her personal motto is “From the streets to the suites.” You will hear her say this repeatedly to the students and people she serves within the workplace and community. You may wonder why she says this. Well here is the answer, “As a first-generation college student who came from the streets, my education has been able to take me the suites of life. Whether that has been in the classroom, workplace, or community.
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