Were you aware that Jolanda Jones is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha? Jones pledged the Epsilon Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Jolanda Jones was born in 1965 and is an attorney, television personality, former city councilor, and heptathlete. She won bronze at the 1987 Pan American Games and was a three-time NCAA champion for the University of Houston from 1986-to 1989.
Jolanda Jones became the first athlete to win three heptathlons at the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Jones’s victory in Provo 31 years ago was the most comfortable of her three NCAA titles, winning by 168 points – but what may have been Jolanda’s most impressive performance came two years earlier when she won by just over 150 points.