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Jones, Jewell (D)

State Representative District 11
Office: N690 HOB
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-0849
Home Address: 4014 Farnum, Inkster, MI 48141
Seat Number: 83
Standing Committees: Military, Veterans & Homeland Security(VC), Regulatory Reform
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


Rep. Jewell Jones became the youngest Inkster City Council-member in 2015 at the age of 20. His term would end in 2019. In 2014, Jones worked as a field organizer for the David Knezek for State Senate campaign.

A second term was secured by Jones in 2018 when easily defeated Randy W. WALKER in the primary 62.2% to 37.7%.  In the general, he defeated GOP nominee James TOWNSEND 66.8% to 33.1%. 

Jones secured his third term in the House in August 2020 when he ran unopposed in the primary.  He secured 65.2% of the vote in the November general election, again defeating Townsend.  

The 11th district has a partisan Democratic base of 68 percent according to calculations by Target Insyght.  

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Jones, click here.


He is attending the University of Michigan-Dearborn and is in the Army Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC).


Rep. Jones is an executive board member of the Inkster Chamber of Commerce, a member of The Inkster Task Force, Inkster Youth Coalition, and the NAACP.


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