Darren Jones possesses several years of experience in multiple roles within higher education and education technology. In his roles, he designed learning programs and leadership curricula, facilitated leadership training, and provided leadership, personal, and academic coaching to college students. Darren is the Principal Coach & Consultant for Momentum Coaching & Consulting, LLC and serves as an executive, leadership, and personal development coach to organizations in the private and public sectors. He provides executive coaching sessions for individual contributors, emerging leaders, diverse leaders, and frontline/mid-level managers.
Darren facilitates cohort-based leadership development programs, CliftonStrengths, and Positive Intelligence workshops. Darren received his coaching credentials through Gallup as a Certified Strengths Coach, the Center for Credentialing & Education as a BoardCertified Coach, the International Association of Coaching as a Masteries Practitioner, and the International Coaching Federation as a Professional Certified Coach. He received training from Gallup, the College of Executive Coaching, the Positive Intelligence Coach Training Program, and the CoActive Training Institute. He earned his bachelor’s from The University of Virginia, master’s from The George Washington University, and doctorate from The University of Georgia. Darren strives to provide a transformational experience helping others understand that transformation is not about becoming someone new but allowing them to gain a deeper understanding of who they are and how their natural talents manifest into increased individual/team productivity. As a coach, Darren guarantees a dynamic learning experience while building confidence in yourself and others to take on the challenges in the workplace and beyond.
Darren infuses energy into sessions that pull the participant into the experience. He creates a space where others feel safe to be vulnerable and open to paradigm shifts, leading to lasting change. Darren is a native of New Orleans, LA, and currently resides in the Atlanta, GA metro area with his loving husband Larry and their amazing son, Hudson Alexander.