Jelani  Akil Jones

Jelani Akil Jones


Jelani Akil Jones is a proud graduate of Tri-Cities High School of Visual and Performing Arts Magnet Program in East Point, Georgia. He studied ballet and theatre at The College Conservatory of Music at The University of Cincinnati . He has performed with several companies both national and international such as the Alliance Theater, Atlanta Opera, True Colors Theater Company, Horizon Theater Company , Freddie Hendricks Youth Ensemble of Atlanta, Northern Kentucky Ballet Theatre , Cincinnati Ballet and Axam Dance Theatre Experience . He also is an accomplished choreographer and dancer who has had the privilege of studying dance at the Alvin Ailey School in New York, Atlanta Ballet, Total Dance Theatre, Ballethnic and Dayton Contemporary Dance Company. He was one of the featured choreographers for the Atlanta Concert Dance Canvas in 2009 and 2010 under the direction of Angela Harris and Lift 2012 under the direction of Darryl Foster. He has been in several films such as Remember the Titans, Drumline, Stuck on Broke, and I Can Do Bad All By My Self. Thank you to my family for all of their love and support. 1 4 3 Adrienne Nicole you make me better.