Chairman, BowTie Cause
Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan with a custom made major called Self-Representation. He spent 11 years in the National Football League, retiring with the Cincinnati Bengals in 2011. Mr. Jones considers himself an artist first and has a creative agency in New York City called VMG-Creative. He has also been the host of many television productions to include “Dhani Tackles the Globe” (Travel Channel), and “In the Zone with Dhani Jones”, a one on one interview show that featured current and former players as well as CEO’s and community leaders. In May 2010, Mr. Jones launched “BowTie Cause” as his primary philanthropic initiative and in addition, owns BowTie Cafe, located in the Mt. Adams area of Cincinnati.
Jones is a frequent traveler around the globe and has residences in Cincinnati, New York, and San Diego.
Special Advisor to the Chairman
Mr. Littlejohn attended Penn State University, and while pursuing a degree in Business, he was diagnosed with a specific cancer called Burkitt’s Lymphoma. Upon diagnosis, Mr. Littlejohn went through rigorous treatments of Chemotherapy, Radiation, and Bone Marrow Transplants. He has been cancer free and in full remission for over ten years and has since obtained a degree as an electrician. Presently, Kunta works as a lineman for the metropolitan transportation authority in Philadelphia. He has also found a way to use his life skills in business, overcoming cancer, and his love for humanity by spearheading a number of non-profit initiatives. Through his commitment to community, he assists non-profits with programming, council, and life skills training.
Mr. Littlejohn resides in Philadelphia with his wife Chavonne and their two children Isaiah and Camille. He believes in the idea that, “In life, there are no strangers, we’re all family.”