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Julian Jones

Position: Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development / Career Development

Julian Jones is currently the Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development, where he is responsible for overseeing Career and Professional Development as well as the department’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. He also assists with the tiger leadership academy, community service and outreach, personal development and responsibility and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Prior to being promoted to the Assistant Director, Julian served as the Graduate Assistant for Student-Athlete Development for one semester. Currently, Julian is pursuing a Master’s degree in Youth Development Leadership here at Clemson University.
Prior to joining the Clemson family, Julian attended Youngstown State University (YSU) where he obtained his degree in Physical Education with a minor in Social Work. While in college, Julian worked with the men’s basketball program serving as a manager for four years, as well as serving a year as the player development intern and academic counselor. Furthermore, while attending YSU, Julian was involved in a lot of leadership roles, which included serving as a presidential mentor, president of the student diversity council and co-founding the NAACP on campus.
Following graduation, Julian became an NCAA Postgraduate intern in the office of Inclusion. While at the NCAA, Julian helped identify ways to internally and externally promote and plan the execution of employee resource groups, heritage month celebrations, race and ethnicity, LGBTQ, international student-athletes, student-athletes with disabilities, and women initiatives/programs.

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