LaDawn Blackett Jones, an Atlanta native, attended Tennessee State University and earned her law degree from Tulane Law School in 2005. Jones began working for the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office where she directed the Community Prosecution Unit for the Atlanta leadership site. In 2005, Jones also began the Women of Westlake, a community service and life skills organization for students at her alma mater in Southwest Atlanta. Jones and her husband Nathaniel Anthony Jones, Jr. have a daughter, Lyndon Pride and a son, Brendon Anthony.