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Coco Jones – Courtney Michaela “Coco” Jones

Courtney Michaela “Coco” Jones (Coco Jones) (born January 4, 1998) is an American singer and actress. Raised in Lebanon, Tennessee, she began auditioning in Nashville as a child to pursue a career in entertainment. She rose to prominence by starring in the Disney Channel film Let It Shine (2012) and was featured on Radio Disney’s Next Big Thing from 2010 to 2011. After her departure from Disney, Jones began releasing her independent singles and EPs beginning in 2014. As of March 2022, Jones is officially signed to Def Jam Recordings.

Jones was born in Columbia, South Carolina, but raised in Lebanon, Tennessee, a small town near Nashville, to former NFL player Mike Jones and session vocalist Javonda Jones, Her brother, Mike Jones Jr., is a current LSU linebacker. She began singing at a very young age. Her first stage performance was at the age of six when she performed “America the Beautiful” to a crowded auditorium of parents at her kindergarten graduation. At the age of nine, she met with the casting heads for Disney. After that, she became an actor and songwriter. In 2006, she competed on Radio Disney, where she became known for her song “Real You”.