James Christopher Hampton and Morgan Jones are representing Lincolnville, S.C. and the State of South Carolina well in the field of Engineering. James is the son of Retired Chief Master Sergeant James C. Hampton and Christine Hampton of Lincolnville, S.C. He is a graduate of Ladson Elementary, Alice Birney Middle, R. B. Stall High School and South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, S.C. where he received a degree in Electrical Engineering.
James is also an employed at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas where he is a System Engineering Manager in configuration management. He holds multiple configuration management certifications. James is married to Dionne Hampton, also an engineer, and he is the father of Jameson and Sydney.
His community affiliations are S.C. State University Foundation, S.C. State University Board of Visitors, Lockheed Martin Marietta Diversity Council Chairman, Lockheed Martin Leadership Association and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated. James credits his success in the engineering field to his parents and grandparents who stressed the importance of education.
Morgan Jones is the daughter of Woodrow Jones and Michelle Jones of Summerville, S.C. She is the granddaughter of Rev. Anna Ruth Williams Gleaton of Lincolnville, S.C. Jones graduated from Ft. Dorchester High School, received her B.S. degree from Clemson University in Packaging Science and her MS in Supply Chain Management from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Jones is currently a Packaging Engineer in Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Operations Organization at Boeing of Charleston, S.C. She has received several awards recognizing her work including the 2020 Modern Day Technology Leader Award at the Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference, the 2019 Environmental Leadership Awards for the Boeing Company and a 2018 Rising Star in Technology Award at the Women of Color in STEM Conference.
Jones is passionate about community outreach and supports events promoting the importance of STEM to students in the Charleston area. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Boeing Black Employees Association of S.C., volunteers with her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and enjoys relaxing at the beach with her daughter, Reagan.
On February 15, 2020, when James arrived in Washington D.C. to receive the 2020 Modern Day Technology Leader Award at the Black Engineer Award Conference representing Lockheed Martin, he was pleasantly surprised to find his cousin Morgan there to receive the same award representing Boeing. Lincolnville is proud!