Another Light on the Hill Black Students at Tufts

Dr. Vernon Jones

Vernon Jones was born on November 1, 1927. After completing Lindenburg High, he matriculated to Tufts in the fall of 1945 with his identical twin brother, Furman. During his time at Tufts, Jones was active in several extracurricular activities. He was involved on the Men’s basketball team, as well as in the Pre-Medical club. He graduated in 1948 with a degree in Biology-Chemistry. After graduation, he went on to practice dentistry in New York.


Biography written and researched by Peter Lam.


Sources:

Tufts Weekly, February 14, 1946, pg. 4