Faculty & Staff

S.L. Jones Christian Academy has proudly served Pensacola and surrounding areas since 2000. We offer K-5 -12th grade students a superior education by qualified and experienced educators who care deeply about their students and go the extra mile to foster an environment where children can achieve. Each one of our High School Classroom teachers qualified professional who hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the core subjects that they teach and have taught school from 6 to 17 years. My Middle and Elementary Teachers all have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher and have taught school in the public or private school system for 7 to 35 years. Additional services are available through our counseling and Professional Services (CAPS) office. If your child has been diagnosed with (1) A Specific Learning Disability, (2) An Emotional or Behavioral Disability (3) Or need a Referral for Speech Impaired; the CAPS office will handle your needs. Even if your child requires small group sessions, we have a Professional to meet that need.

Mandatory qualifications for Teachers at S.L. Jones Christian Academy include, but is not limited to: (1) A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in the core subject area; (2) Three or more years of teaching experience (verification from employer or relevant certificates); and (3) Special skills, knowledge, or expertise that qualifies them to provide instruction in subject taught (may be demonstrated by any documentation indicating that teacher has skills to be teaching that subject such as past work experience, certifications, programs completed, etc.)

Rev. Willie Demps, Sr.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Rev. Demps, Sr. was born in Plant City, Florida. He is one of eight children born to Mable and James Demps. He is a graduate of Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida. Rev. Demps spent over 25 years teaching and coaching in the public school systems of Florida and Washington D. C. He was awarded Teacher of the Year seven times and Coach of the Year three times. He is currently the CEO and Dean of Students here at S. L. Jones Christian Academy. Rev. Demps loves God and people, he has served as Pastor of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Pensacola, Florida for the past 15 years.

Mrs. Millicent G. Hatcher Demps
Principal / Chief Administrator

Mrs. Demps is a born again woman of God. She is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and a retired United States Navy Lieutenant Commander. After retiring from the Navy,
she dedicated five years to teaching children in the Escambia County Florida school system.

Mrs. Demps is currently the Principal and Chief Administrator here at S. L. Jones Christian Academy. Her vision from God is to fully develop a Holistic Ministry that meets the needs and interests of the entire church body and community. S. L. Jones Christian Academy is only part of the holistic ministry fulfillment. The Lord has blessed S. L. Jones Christian Academy with an overflow of students.

Mr.Willie Demps II
Vice-Principal/ Co-Owner

Willie is the son of Willie Sr. and Millicent Demps, he was born in Clinton, MD. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University, he earned a football scholarship there, and was a member of the 2003-2004 National Championship Football under coach Nick Saban. After graduating in 2006 Willie joined the S.L. Jones Team as a English and History teacher for several years and later became the Dean of Students. He has been important to the ministry teaching, coaching, and serving as the Vice-President of Board of Directors. His faithfulness to the ministry prompted Pastor and Mrs. Demps to make him a co-owner, and he now serves as Vice-Principal to the school, where he trains teachers and staff, over student discipline,handles transcripts and students transferring in, and the International Program. Willie has an entrepreneurial spirit as he also sells Real Estate as well with Coastal Realty Experts, Willie serves as a Deacon at Mt.Pilgrim Baptist Church, and is a member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity INC., he is married to Jennifer Demps and has a daughter Mackenzie who is 5 and new born Lauryn.

Jenny Reed
VPK Director
Master of Social Work
Jackson State University

Heather Hayes
VPK Lead Teacher

Stefanie Stevenson
VPK Aide
B.A. Degree Tougaloo College

Dunangela McCants
K-5 Teacher

Shawyne Hall
1st Grade Teacher

Jalyssa Sanders
1st Grade Teacher Aide

Antionette Dixon
2nd Grade Teacher
Elementary School Lead Teacher
B.S. University of West Florida

Klarquenecia Walden
3rd Grade Teacher
A.A. Pensacola State College

Latisha June
4th Grade Teacher
B.A. Bethune Cookman University

Lenora McNeil
Middle School Lead Teacher
B.S. Degree University of West Florida

Kelly Mills
6th Grade Teacher
Bible & History
B.S. Southern University

Gregory Steen
7th Grade Teacher
Math & Science
B.S. Alabama State University

Karen Walker
8th Grade Teacher
English & Reading
Masters Degree, Luther Rice Seminary
B.S. Degree University of West Florida

Reginald Sanders
9th – 12th
Math Teacher
B.S. Mathematics, Savannah State University

Pastor Elmore Locke III
9th – 12th
Bible Teacher
Doctor of Divinity Degree

Elizabeth Bu
9th – 12th
Science & Spanish
Masters Degree, National Autonomous University of Honduras

Troy Kyles
9th – 12th
Computer Technology Teacher
A.A. University of West Florida

Richard Collins
9th – 12th
History & P.E.
B.A. Degree, Huron University

Wayne Daise
P.E. Teacher

Contact & Directions

100 Boeing Street Pensacola, Florida 32507