Profiles

Jonathan Jones

Advisory Board Member

Manufacturing Representative, Corteva Agriscience

Paul D. Coverdell Center
500 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, Georgia 30602
United States

Jonathan Jones is a Manufacturing Representative within Capital and Engineering at Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. In his current role, Jones is responsible for technology assessment, information integration, and long term operability of large capital projects. Prior to this role in Capital and Engineering, Jones acquired more than five years of industry experience in fermentation technology evaluation and scale-up in both Manufacturing and R&D as Run Plant Engineer in Harbor Beach, Michigan and as an Improvement Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana.

A 2013 graduate of the University of Georgia, Jones holds a B.S. degree in BioChemical Engineering from the College of Engineering. While at UGA, he served as senator for the College of Engineering and was inducted into UGA Blue Key Society. In 2013, he received both the Black Engineer of the Year Award for Student Leadership and the Outstanding College of Engineering Student Award. 

Jones received the 2018 Eugene M. DeLoatch Legacy Award at the annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Global Competitive Conference. The award recognized his work to establish a company-sponsored STEM outreach program for students, teachers and parents in rural Michigan. In addition, Jones is a member of UGA Alumni Association’s 40 Under 40 Class of 2018. This program celebrates the personal, professional and philanthropic achievements of UGA graduates who are under the age of 40.