Norfolk State Alumna & Tones Of Melanin Founder Ashley Jones To Appear On ABC’s “Shark Tank” May 19th


Tones of Melanin founder Ashley Jones will be a featured entrepreneur on ABC’s “Shark Tank” Season 14 premiere on May 19th. Tones of Melanin is the first HBCU apparel brand to appear in front of the Shark’s in the show’s history. Jones will also be featured in an exclusive interview with HBCU Pulse Radio. The interview will air on SiriusXM Channel 142 HBCU, as well as on HBCU League Pass+, YouTube, and podcast platforms, coinciding with the release of the Shark Tank episode at 5 PM EST/4 PM CST.

Tones of Melanin has garnered significant attention for its commitment to capturing the essence of HBCU campus culture through fashion-forward athleisure apparel. As the only licensed HBCU Athleisure brand created by an HBCU woman graduate that is available in major retailers such as Dick’s Sporting Goods, Belk Stores, and Follett College Bookstores, Tones of Melanin is a trailblazer in the industry.


Jones, who founded Tones of Melanin just over three years ago, is thrilled to be showcasing her brand on national television and sharing her story with a wider audience. In her exclusive interview with HBCU Pulse Radio, Jones will discuss her journey as an entrepreneur and the inspiration behind Tones of Melanin. Listeners will gain insight into how Jones has successfully established Tones of Melanin as a leader in the HBCU Athleisure market, as well as her plans for the future.

Don’t miss the chance to see Ashley Jones pitch Tones of Melanin on “Shark Tank” on May 19th at 8 PM EST/7 PM CST on ABC, and tune in to the exclusive interview with HBCU Pulse Radio at 5 PM EST/4 PM CST on May 19th on SiriusXM Channel 142 HBCU, HBCU League Pass+, YouTube, and podcast platforms.

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