Jo Von joined the Alumni Association in February 2011 as a staff assistant. She helps with the coordination of alumni activities for the Schools of Liberal Arts, and Journalism. She also works with Grove Society, Black Alumni, Band, Rebelette and Cheerleading events.
Jo Von holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Speech and Theater from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville and an Associate Degree in Broadcasting and Public Relations from the Professional Academy of Broadcasting. She is a candidate for a seminary degree from the Faith Baptist Institute in May 2016 and a candidate for a Biblical Studies degree from the Mississippi Baptist Seminary.
Jo Von most recently worked for Oxford Publishing/Questex Media where she worked as vice president of tradeshows. She produced trade shows in the food and beverage industry. She has also worked as an on-air radio personality and in the theater.
Jo Von is married to Silas Reed III, and they have 2 sons, Silas IV and Joseph.