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Sports fans work closely with Los Angeles teams

Sports Illustrated and Empower Onyx spotlight the multi-sport journey of black women in this series, from seasoned athletes to rising stars, coaches, executives and more. Elle-evate: 100 Influential Black Women in Sports.

If you asked Dennis Jones to introduce herself, she’d say she’s a sneakerhead and a fan of all sports in Los Angeles. Her ability to talk and chat with anyone and anything is her secret weapon, which she uses in her myriad professions.

Jones prides himself on his versatility in the sports media industry. As an on-air television host, sports her personality, producer, writer, business developer, and consultant, she’s done it all. Her resume includes notable clients such as Nike, Adidas, Puma and Shoe Palace. But most of all, this young professional attributes her success to her adaptability and hard work.