Macayla Jones

First Destination Survey Student Specialist

Macayla Jones

Macayla is a junior 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. This past year Macayla had the privilege of working as 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 work as a Resident Assistant in the upcoming 2020-21 school year. 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.