Chris Jones

Chris Jones is an attorney, community and non-profit strategist, and freelance writer. Originally from Starkville, Mississippi, Chris has lived in Memphis for over 25 years. In his spare time, he loves traveling, learning about history and society, and playing the guitar.

Feature Story Epicenter Memphis' offices downtown at 150 Peabody Place (submitted)

New database connects Memphis startups with angel investors


Feature Story Muhsen "Moe" Najdawi parlayed his passion for cars into Turbo Knights, an auto shop in Whitehaven.
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Feature Story Archie "A.W." Willis, Jr. stands at center. Seated are members of the Memphis State Eight. These students were the first to integrate what is now the University of Memphis.

Black Memphis, Black History: The legacy of A.W. Willis


Feature Story Homes in Lea's Woods (Ziggy Mack)
Feature Story Lesley Brown Rawlings, director of capacity building with Beloved Community, facilitates a discussion with local organizations. The six-session conversation focuses on ensuring inclusion and equity in the workplace. (Dorian Spears)

Memphis nonprofits ask, "Are we inclusive? Are we equitable?"


Feature Story BOXLOT is a micro-retailer and music lounge located at  607 Monroe Avenue. (BOXLOT, PKM Architects)

BOXLOT showing early success, gearing up for holiday season