Macayla Jones

First Destination Survey Student Specialist

Macayla is a senior at Aquinas College pursuing a dual degree in Business Administration and Communication with a Spanish minor. She originates from outside of the Lansing area, and enjoys the big city feel and opportunities that Grand Rapids has to offer. Macayla works at the Advantage Center on the First Destination Survey, which tracks where graduates land post-graduation. She distributes the survey in the fall, and organizes the data in the spring.

Macayla has also been a Diversity Assistant for the Center for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity on campus, creating programs that focus on social issues in the world. She also worked as a Peer Tutor in Spanish, motivating and encouraging students’ growth in the language. Macayla is extremely excited and grateful to have worked as a Resident Assistant for the past two years. Furthermore, Macayla is blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of the 2020-21 Cook Leadership Academy cohort through Grand Valley State University as well.

In her free time, Macayla is in charge of marketing for the student organization Women Empower, which aims to spread the voices of women of color on campus. She is also teaching herself how to crochet, loves to binge Hulu, and sings anywhere she can.