Iquana M. D. Jones, affectionately known as “Lady J”, is a native of Jacksonville, FL. She is the wife of Pastor Ardel T. Jones, the mother of Aja TaNae and Asya Tierra and the First Lady of Life at the River International Ministries. She is a graduate of William M. Raines Sr. High School (where she and Pastor Ardel became high school sweethearts) and she furthered her education at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, FL.
Lady J walks beside Pastor Ardel in ministry and ministers weekly through her “Words of Inspiration”. She exemplifies her passion of helping others overcome trials and matters of life through her message, her daily walk and her testimonies. Lady J is a woman of endless love and constantly pours herself out into ministry. Being a true woman of God’s power, favor and anointing Lady J understands the importance of women within the body of Christ and has a desire to assist others understand and pursue their call and purpose. Over the years she has worn many hats in ministry. From leading praise and worship, to special events ministry and aide to the pastor’s wives, she has learned that you must be a great servant in order to be a great leader.
Lady J is a woman of true character and is often described as a classy but jazzy woman that’s full of life. She is a joy to be around and a woman of God that is truly setting the standard.