Cece Jones-Davis ’05 M.Div.

The Rev. Cece Jones-Davis is known for her artistry and advocacy and tireless work at the intersection of faith and social justice. Her work focuses on menstrual equity, racial (re)conciliation and criminal justice reform, and advocating for vulnerable communities. Her work in menstrual equity has been featured on various media platforms such as Essence, Teen Vogue, Self Magazine, The Huffington Post, and Yahoo. She was named the 2019 Phil Wahl Abolitionist of the Year for her anti-death penalty advocacy in Oklahoma. Jones-Davis served in the Obama Administration under Ambassador Ron Kirk, the first African American U.S. Trade Representative. She is known most recently for her work creating the #JusticeforJulius campaign that saved Julius Jones in Oklahoma just hours before his scheduled execution in 2021. An ordained Disciples of Christ minister, Jones-Davis is a worship music creator and singer. She has performed across the country and is featured on Stephen Hurd’s “The Overflow” and Times of Refreshing as well as Grace Covenant Worship albums. In 2021, she released an album of her own music, titled Alive.