Jenice Jones, Founder & President of Just The Beginning Inc., a minimum two year Diversion & Reentry Program for women facing time in prison and women returning home to make significant lifestyle changes.
Jenice is a native Tulsan, born to her parents who have been married for almost 60 years. Jenice has graciously raised 2 amazing daughters, the oldest holds a degree from the University of Oklahoma in MHR and currently employed with a Fortune 500 company in Atlanta, GA and her youngest, holds a master’s in civil engineering from the University of Oklahoma and working for the top integrated construction and design company in Dallas, Texas.
Jenice, after divorcing from her 13-year marriage to her high school sweetheart, eventually found that her then husband, was riddled with addiction. Jenice found herself living in the middle of trauma and not understanding how to manage, until she started attending AL-Anon, a support group for family & friends of those with addictions.
In 2009, Jenice Jones, founded and became the Executive Director of Just The Beginning, while committed to volunteering weekly at David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center, the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, teaching healthy boundaries and relationship goals. Jenice is involved in all day-to-day operations of Just The Beginning, along with administrating, being committed to one on one training/support, and community involvement.
In 2012, Jenice decided to return to college and complete her education as she is now a graduate from The University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor of Arts degree, and she holds a master’s in Human Relations-Social Justice & Change degree. Jenice is currently a PhD Candidate from Walden University in Public Policy & Administration, specializing in law.
Please help us welcome, the Founder of Just The Beginning where helping justice involved women, GROW for today, TRANSFORM for tomorrow, and INFLUENCE for generations is