Anthony M. Jones, Jr. is the founder and organizer for the Kings’ Konnection Leadership Conference. Currently he is the Vice President of Student Affairs at his alma mater Talladega College. He also serves as the advisor for Mr. and Miss Talladega and has recently celebrated over 20 years of planning their annual Coronation. He is the founder of Talladega’s annual Founders Day Parade and the president of the 1995 Alumni class at the college. He is also the president of the Alumni class of 1991 for Fairfield High School. As an all around event planner Anthony has traveled across the United States planning weddings for hundreds. Prior to directorship at Talladega, Anthony worked for SAKS Inc., for four years. He traveled between the Alabama and Mississippi area as a department manager planning in store events for the McRae and Parisians Division. Among his many accomplishments Anthony has been awarded many honors by peers, professionals, and service organizations. He is the 1994 recipient of the National Orator among Black College and Universities at Alabama State University. He was awarded by Talladega College the 1995 Key to the College. He has held several pageant titles and has received honors from various Greek and civic organizations including his fraternity Kappa Alpha Psi for his outstanding service and tireless efforts in helping others. An expert in floral design, he is a member of New Hope Baptist Church, Westend.