Trent Jones graduated from the USC Iovine and Young Academy in 2019. He now serves as a lecturer and the Academy’s first Maker-in- Residence. With a lifelong interest in STEM, design and problem-solving through physical mediums, Jones has unique experiences and skills suited to help educate students and assist in bringing their concepts to reality. He has participated in multiple industry labs, including two design research projects for Volkswagen and Audi. Jones also has a strong interest in cross-disciplinary learning and education in Los Angeles.
Jones’ relationships with students, faculty and staff make him perfectly suited to support the school’s mission. He is honored to have the opportunity to use his talents for the betterment of the Academy and the USC community.