About The Author, Annetha Jones, Ed.S.
Annetha Chambers Jones, Ed.S., is a former middle and high school principal, educator, mentor, inspirational speaker, and author. Her professional accomplishments include being named as 1997 Teacher of the Year, 2010 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year and a nomination for 2016 Principal of the Year. She created and implemented two mentoring programs which serviced more than 300 students in her community. Annetha is a member of several professional organizations, as well as an active member in her sorority Delta Sigma Theta, where she donates her time to support others. A fun fact is that she competed in the Mrs. Florida pageant in 2001 and was selected as a top twelve finalist. She is proudly an HBCU graduate of “the” Florida A&M University. In addition, she obtained both a Master’s and a Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University. Although Annetha retired in 2019, she remains certified in Educational Leadership, School Principalship and Business Education.
Annetha’s mantra is to live a faith-filled life, while inspiring others through the passion of her voice. One of her main goals is to promote educational equality while providing encouragement and mentorship for young leaders of color to overcome obstacles and barriers that are too often placed before us. Annetha provides inspirational messages to various groups.