BARRETT JONES JOINS BOARD OF AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES
Barrett Jones, a financial advisor with Strategic Financial Partners and college football analyst with ESPN, has recently joined the board of directors for Agape Child & Family Services. Born and raised in Germantown, Tennessee, Jones attended the University of Alabama where he played football as a starter for 4 years and received the 2011 ARA Sportsmanship Award and 2011 Wuerffel Trophy for combined athletic, academic and community service achievements. After college, Jones played in the NFL for 3 seasons with the Rams, Steelers, Bears, and Eagles. Jones lives in Germantown with his wife, Katie, is an active member at Harvest Church, and serves on the Salvation Army's local advisory board.
About Agape Child & Family Services:
At Agape, we break down barriers for families in hard places so they can build the life they desire and deserve. We do this in partnership by listening and providing the connections, skills and encouragement families seek in order to thrive. Agape is a faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing children and families in Memphis with healthy homes. Agape serves thousands of local children and families each year in an effort to keep them safe, smart and successful by providing services in under-resourced communities. Services include early childhood programs; school-based initiatives; workforce readiness; homeless services; counseling; adoption and foster care. In partnership with the Tennessee Department of Human Services, Agape and its community partners have expanded services via a two-generation model, wholly serving youth and parents in a poverty-reduction strategy, providing support, permanency, and sustainability in Frayser, Hickory Hill and Whitehaven. To learn more, call 901.323.3600 or visit agapemeanslove.org