Candyce Jones was born and raised in Prince George's County, MD. She attended the University of Maryland, where she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Communications in 2006. During her time at Maryland, Candyce juggled a vigorous academic schedule, as well as working as a Student Athletic Trainer, specifically for the Men's Football Team. In addition to these responsibilities, during her senior year, she interned for the Community Relations Department for the Washington Wizards. Her strong work ethic, attention to detail, selflessness, and team mentality quickly distinguished her as an intern. Recognizing her as an undoubted asset and promising professional, the organization offered Candyce her “dream job" right after graduation.