A DeLand native, J.J. studied Radio/Television Broadcasting at the University of Central Florida and has been an Orlando based, full time radio personality since 1984. During that time she simultaneously spent 7 years as Floor Director and Camera Operator for Channel 9 Eyewitness News Daybreak (WFTV-Orlando).
Currently JoJo can be heard weekdays from 10am to 3pm on Orlando’s #1 radio station for today’s R&B and Throwbacks, Star 94.5 FM. Also weekdays from 10am-3pm on Hot 99.5, Duval’s ONLY R&B. She has been with CMG Orlando (Cox Media Group, Inc.) since 1994. J.J.’s familiar voice has been heard in commercials, videos, tutorials, and e-books worldwide. She does freelance work as a voice actor.
Diagnosed with asthma in 2004, J.J. is also President and Founder of the Let’s Kick Asthma Foundation, Inc., and is currently in the process of securing a 501c3 non-profit status for the group. Her mission is to educate people about asthma and help patients learn how to live and breathe better with the condition. The organization offers support groups and outreach services to asthma patients for assistance with their day-to-day needs. J.J. also sits on the Leadership Advisory Board of the American Lung Association in Florida.
As a hobby she enjoys strength training and has competed in fitness competitions in the Orlando area. In addition to a love for reading, she’s also a former beauty pageant contestant, dancer/choreographer, baton twirling instructor, and likes riding motorcycles. J.J. is married to Roy O’Neal, the Southeast Regional Director of the Odessa Chambliss Quality of Life Fund, a family organization that offers scholarships to nursing students. The O’Neals have two adult daughters, two grandsons, and one great-grandson!