Help to Save Someone's Life

Oct 24, 2017

A'dja Jones

What would you do if you had the chance to save someone’s life?

That was a decision A’dja Jones from Missouri State University had to make. In 2014, she registered as a bone marrow donor at a drive on campus. The drive was in aid of MSU softball player Allie Alvstad, who had leukemia.

In 2015, Jones got a message that would change her life forever. She was a match for a young child and chose to give him her marrow. 

In light of National Marrow Awareness Month in November, Jones, assistant director at MSU’s Dr. Mary Jo Wynn Academic Achievement Center, shares her donor experience and advocates for marrow donation. 

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To find out more about the drive, contact Jones at 417-836-6962. For more information about DKMS, visit its website