Lawrence B. Jones Biography
Lawrence B. Jones is an African American conservative commentator, Fox News contributor, talk radio host, and author. He became well known in 2015 for raising money for a pizza shop that refused to cater a gay wedding.
Jones hosts The Lawrence Jones Show on TheBlaze Radio Network. Previously he was a contributor to conservative television show Dana, hosted by Dana Loesch on Blaze Media.
Lawrence B. Jones Career
He was hired as a student advocate in the Garland Independent School District, becoming their youngest employee. At the age of 19, Jones ran for a seat on the school board for this district but lost the election. He worked for two years as a board member for Dallas County Child Welfare. In 2016, he was on the Garland Parks and Recreation Board.
In 2013, Jones was named Activist of the Year by FreedomWorks. That year, Jones was asked by Project Veritas, a conservative organization founded by James O’Keefe which is famous for publishing secretly-recorded videos, for the aim of uncovering allegations of fraud among vendors who enrolled individuals in the healthcare marketplace of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
In April 2015, he created a fundraiser for Memories Pizza, a pizza shop in Indiana that closed after receiving backlash when its owners said they would refuse to serve a gay wedding if asked. The fundraiser raised $844,000 for the family, and which was used in part for bills and partly donated to charity and the owner’s church.
In February 2018, he became editor-in-chief of the conservative website Campus Reform.
In October 2019, he relocated to New York City after it was announced that he had been promoted to a regular substitute host and co-host role at Fox News.
Lawrence B. Jones Age
Jones is 27 years old as of 2019. He was born as Lawrence Billy Jones III on December 10, 1992, in Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 10th December every year.
Lawrence B. Jones Height
His age is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Lawrence B. Jones Parents / Family
Jones is the son of Tameria (mother) and Lawrence Jones II (father.) He has however not revealed if he has any siblings. He attended and graduated from Garland High School in 2011.
Lawrence B. Jones Wife
Jones is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Lawrence B. Jones Salary
Information about how much Jones receives is currently under review and will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Lawrence B. Jones Net Worth
Jones has an estimated net worth of approximately $1 Million – $5 Million.
Lawrence B. Jones Controversies
In April 2019, he wore a small bulletproof vest during a Fox News segment where he was at the U.S.-Mexico border in Laredo, Texas. Jones was then mocked online, and a number of journalists who frequently cover the border region said they have never used protective gear in the course of the reporting. When he next appeared on Fox News, he wore a larger vest and said that the U.S. Border Patrol had told him to wear a bulletproof vest for his safety.
In May 2018, Jones claimed on Fox News that, because ESPN personality Jemele Hill was unemployed, she therefore did not deserve a journalism award from the National Association of Black Journalists, and that the NABJ was seeking to “applaud unemployment.”
In July 2019, he blamed the Barack Obama Administration for a lenient plea deal that sex offender and accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein received in 2008, falsely claiming that Obama was president at the time.