In the corporate world, Jones has been a featured personality for numerous consumer brands, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Kohl's and Target. Jones has graced the cover of numerous magazines, and has been featured in every major newspaper and magazine in the country on topics ranging from news to lifestyle. Star has written two best-selling books. Her writing reach now extends to the blogosphere with her own daily blog, Positively Star, and as a special guest contributor to the Huffington Post and Global Grind.
Jones has acted as an informal advisor to former Chairman Howard Dean and has been a prolific fundraiser and national public speaker on behalf of former President Bill Clinton, former Vice President Al Gore, Senator John Kerry, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and President Barack Obama.
Jones is heavily involved in numerous philanthropic efforts. As a goodwill ambassador for First Star, she was the voice of the effort to give basic rights to children in America's foster care system. She presently serves on the board of directors/trustees of Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, and God's Love We Deliver. She has also been a board member of the National Urban League, the East Harlem School at Exodus House, Girls, Inc., and Dress for Success Worldwide.
As law is still her first love, Jones has been for the last 22 years and still is a licensed attorney in the state of New York. As a prosecutor in Brooklyn, she received national media attention in court with a number of highly publicized victories, and was named a Senior Assistant Attorney before she was 29 years old. To date, her conviction rate (31 of 33) remains the best in the county.
Jones is presently writing a new book (Spring 2011 publication date) and is in talks to develop a new television show. She has expanded her sphere of influence behind the camera with an executive role, by forming Girlfriend Entertainment, Inc., her own production company, that will focus on smart, positive entertainment, produced for the entire family.
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