Episode 227: Uniquely Going Beyond Excellence w/ Yonnick Jones

yonnick jones is featured on something extra episode # 227

Uniquely going beyond excellence” sums up the work taking place at Williams Academy STL, an innovative early childhood learning and technology center training today’s minds for future success. This is also the personal mission statement of the school’s co-founder, Yonnick Jones. Tune in as he and Lisa discuss how the organization gives students a hands-on opportunity to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics.

Bio: Mr. Yonnick Jones has built a strong foundation for his professional career traveling and working with companies and institutions throughout North America and Europe. Now Mr. Jones is leading The Jones Companies into a bright business future. Over the last few years, he has began doing business in different markets such as Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Miami (HQ).

At The Jones Companies Mr. Jones has set a goal on continuous expansion for the holding company in many industries like: Corporate, Education, Hospitality, Online Retail, Real Estate, and Technology.

The Management Consulting division focuses specifically on helping other business owners and top managers with their human capital challenges through recruitment and leadership trainings.

As a true entrepreneur and progressive business partner, Mr. Jones also leads Williams Academy STL (An Early Childhood Technology + Learning Center), YAK Hospitality Group (A Denver Based Company), and his newest venture YONNEE Technologies (A Hardware & Software Tech Company).

The best days of his career are still ahead as he forges new relationships and builds teams across the nation and world. Mr. Jones completed his education at the following institutions: Bachelors Degree at HBCU Clark Atlanta University in International Business & Supply Chain Management , Columbia University in the City of New York Master Certificate in Finance, and his MBA at the University of Bologna in Corporate Finance (Bologna, Italy).

Fun Fact:  Yonnick played college Football and Basketball.  Mr. Jones is conversational in both French and Italian.

Yonnick’s Something Extra: “Every leader needs to be thoughtful about themselves. A lot of time, the way the world treats us is based on the way we treat ourselves.”

Guest Links:


– Lisa Nichols, Host
– Scott Crosby, Executive Producer
– Jenny Heal, Guest Coordinator
– Joe Szynkowski, Marketing Support
– Kendall Brewer, Director of Leadership Programs