Phillip Jones graduated from the Naval Academy in 2012 as a Burke Scholar. After completing the Infantry Officer Course, Phillip deployed to the Western Pacific in 2013 supporting peacekeeping missions in Mongolia and the Philippines. In 2015, he deployed to Northern Africa and Europe in support of various embassy reinforcement missions. In 2016, he was selected by a Commanding General to serve as an instructor at The Basic School and guide the professional development of the future officer corps of the Marine Corps. He is currently pursuing a joint MPP/MBA from Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School.