Shayla Jones

Internship Program Lead, Greater DC

Shayla Jones is one of the Internship Program Leads for the Greater DC location of Urban Alliance. She graduated from Penn State University in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies, while also receiving a minor in rehabilitation and human services. In May of 2023, she received her master’s from McDaniel College in human service management. In addition, she is a Spring 19 initiate of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. where she served as the Vice President for two years. Before starting with Urban Alliance, Shayla worked as a Family Based Mental Health Worker in Pennsylvania and as a Residential House Manager for individuals with disabilities in Maryland. She is a proud advocate for the youth in her community and hopes to encourage students to always believe in their capabilities.