Ebony was born in Phoenix, AZ, then moved to Seattle, WA, and is now settled in Jackson, MS. She is the fifth child out of ten children. She has been inspired by her father, who is a pastor and constantly gives in the community. Her older brother, Eddie James, has also set a great example of having the heart to give. Eddie James is a leading Christian artist whose ministry has touched millions through song and giving.
Ebony has seen the need to help supply needs in the Jackson, Mississippi, community. She founded Give Outrageously, GO, a nonprofit that provides fun community events while feeding those in need and providing basic essentials. GO, also serves the inner-city schools in Jackson and partners with other organizations. She is married to Wilbur Jones. Together they have six children. They have created a beautiful blended family, four boys and two girls.
Ebony homeschools her daughters, Leah and Phoebe, who both are challenged with dyslexia. She is a graduate of Forest Hill High School. She did her undergraduate studies at Strayer University where she majored in Business Marketing. She is pursuing her graduate degree at California Baptist University and will major in Organizational Leadership. She serves on the Mississippi Food Systems cohort. Ebony was recently recognized as being one of the 50 Top Black Women in Business by the Mississippi Black Women Business Expo.
From time to time, you may find her doing comedy or minister to other women about their God-given potential. To find out more about Ebony, go to www.EbonyNicole.me