Nakisha Jones

Director of Employer Engagement

Nakisha Jones is a proud graduate of New Haven’s James Hillhouse High School. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Sacred Heart University and a Master’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Southern Connecticut State University. Nakisha saw New Haven Works’ commitment to city residents first hand when she joined New Haven Works as a member in 2013 as a way to expand her career opportunities. Nakisha has worked in the Employment Services field for almost 10 years, most recently with the State of Connecticut, and she brings enthusiasm and dedication to her role as a Job Coach at New Haven Works. Nakisha lives with her husband in the Fair Haven neighborhood.