Karen Jones grew up in Los Angeles, California. She attended Los Angeles City College and California State University at Los Angeles where she majored in Business Administration with an option in Accounting and minor in Pre Law. After being certified in Child Development, Karen served as the Director for a child daycare and after-school program for several years. Karen has been a Legal Assistant for over three years and her ultimate goal is to return to school and pursue a degree in Law.

Karen moved to Charlotte, NC seven years ago. She lives here with her husband, former NFL player Don Jones and their three children: Nia, Chloe and "DJ." In her spare time Karen enjoys baking, composing songs, and writing plays and short stories for children.