DaLyah Jones is a 19 year old East Texas native, born in Lufkin, Texas. She values her family and friends. While at Lufkin High School, she participated in swimming, track, theatre and she was also the executive president of her Student Council.

She is currently a Junior at Texas State University, where she is majoring in Mass Communications Electronic Media and minoring in communications; and plans on anchoring for the news. She has been awarded with three Dean’s List honors. She is active in Ebony Players, Paws Preview, NAACP, Texas State Broadcasting Society and R.E.A.L Retreat. She is currently a news reporter and DJ for Texas State’s KTSW radio station.

When she’s not working or studying she enjoys her hobbies, which include acting, drawing, running, eating and hanging out with friends. She also has an extreme fascination with sunflowers.

Because she is only a Junior, DaLyah tries to take every opportunity to better herself for her future career as an anchor. She is trying to gain as much experience as possible in her career as a college student and plans on making the best of it.

Connect with DaLyah on Twitter and Instagram: @deej_st0neg0ld