Representative Kevin Jones has served in the Kansas House of Representatives since 2013, where he currently serves as the chair of the Higher Education Budget Committee. He received his master’s from Southwestern Christian University, a baccalaureate from Kansas University, and an associate degree from Johnson County Community College. Prior to and during his pursuit of a master’s degree he was ordained and served as an associate pastor. He also served in the U.S. Army from 2004-2010. Representative Jones has served his community as a member of USD 289 School Board, Franklin County Planning Commission, Wellsville Days Committee (chair), Booster Club, American Legion, and as an active local church leader.