He is a preacher, teacher, workshop leader, and motivational speaker.

About Pastor Cory L. Jones

IMG_9846-3497492497-ODr. Cory Jones was raised in Los Angeles, California and has always felt a call to serve this present age. Throughout his years, he has been active in his church, local, and academic communities. After graduating from high school in 1997, Dr. Jones was accepted and attended the prestigious University of California, Berkeley. While at UC Berkeley, he began his ministry pursuit. With passion in his pursuit, Dr. Jones served the Greater St. Paul Baptist Church in Oakland, California as associate minister, college minister, and later became youth pastor there. As youth pastor, he established summer youth programs, teen summits, along with many other programs and activities.

Dr. Cory Jones graduated from UC Berkeley in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology. With that degree behind him, he furthered his education at the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) in Atlanta, Georgia. While at ITC, Dr. Jones was Morehouse School of Religion president, National Baptist Student Union president, and a Theta Phi honor society member. In addition to receiving the Isaac R. Clark Preaching Award, he graduated from ITC in May 2004 with honors and earned the highest grade point average in the Morehouse School of Religion. He was also awarded with the Briggs New Testament Award for top student within his department upon graduation. In December 2011, Dr. Jones graduated with a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Beeson Divinity School at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.

Dr. Cory Jones has received numerous awards and has been active in many collegiate and community organizations. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and works along many other organizations for social improvement. In addition, Dr. Jones established Operation Xposure, an organization dedicated to exposing youth to the possibilities in life. He was featured in the Summer 2009 Edition of the African American Pulpit and he was chosen to participate in Project Rising Sun, a program for young African American leadership sponsored by the Fund for Theological Education. Dr. Cory Jones is a much sought after speaker. He has spoken for churches, schools, and various organizations. He is a preacher, teacher, workshop leader, and motivational speaker. Dr. Jones served the Jackson Memorial Baptist Church for ten years in a variety of capacities including Pastoral Assistant, Youth Pastor, and Co-Pastor. He is currently the Senior Pastor of the Tabernacle Baptist Church of Burlington, NJ and is married to his beautiful wife, Torri Durham Jones and they have one daughter, Dakota.

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