MEET REP. JONES, A LOCAL SUCCESS STORY
Venton Jones was first elected as State Representative for District 100 in 2022, serving parts of South Dallas, West Dallas, East Dallas, Buckner Terrace, Victory Park, and Oak Cliff. As a native of House District 100, Representative Jones is committed to advancing equity and justice through two decades of experience leading organizations, impacting public policy, and organizing diverse communities.
Representative Jones serves as a member of the House Committee on Public Health and the House Committee on Corrections. In addition to his committee appointments, he serves as the Legislative Chairman of the Aggie Caucus, member of the Texas House Democratic Caucus, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus, the Texas House LGBTQ Caucus, the Texas Energy & Climate Caucus, and the Legislative Study Group. Representative Jones was honored by his peers in the Texas House by being named the LGBTQ Caucus “Freshman of the Year” during the 88th Legislative Session.
Representative Jones is a non-profit CEO, Texas Realtor, and a demonstrated servant leader. He is the Founder and CEO of the Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network (SBPAN), where the mission of the organization is to improve health, social, and economic conditions impacting Black communities in the U.S. South. Since the beginning of his career, Representative Jones has been a tireless advocate working to improve healthcare access, fighting for marginalized communities and middle-class families, and protecting voting rights.
Representative Jones received his Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health from Texas A&M University, his Master of Science degree in Health Care Administration from The University of Texas at Arlington, and also holds a global certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
In his free time, Representative Jones enjoys karaoke, do-it-yourself home improvement projects, gardening, and spending time with family and friends. In addition, he is an active member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated, and a lifetime member of the NAACP.
House Democratic Caucus
Texas Legislative Black Caucus
Legislative Study Group
Aggie Caucus, Legislative Chairman