Scott Jones has lived in Polk County for 15 years. He is married to Erin and they have three children together, all of whom attend public schools right here in Polk County. Scott has worked at Publix since he was 16 and has worked his way up to his current position of Store Manager.
Scott attended high school in Ocala where he grew up. He was involved in band from middle school playing low brass instruments. During his senior year of high school, he was honored to be the drum major of the band. During other free time he worked with the stage crew with his sister’s ballet company for many years.
After high school, Scott’s parents moved to Lakeland. While remaining behind in Ocala he picked up two extra jobs as a substitute teacher and a mall clothing store. After three months of this he decided to move along with his parents. He’s been in Polk County ever since!
Over the years he has been involved in local politics, played a season with the Lakeland Concert Band, and served on the board for Children’s Home Society, Greater Lakeland. While serving on that board he had the opportunity to meet with legislators in Tallahassee and promote the community schools program. Scott is also the former President of the Polk County Young Republicans and the former Vice Chairman of the Polk County Republican Party.
Scott is a major fan of Walt Disney World and enjoys spending time there with his family. He also recently became a season ticket holder for the Orlando Pride professional soccer team. His favorite part about his job is that he is always moving to new stores and meeting new people.