Jovon Milford serves as Director of Percussion and Assistant Director of Bands at Allen University in Columbia, South Carolina. He attended Benedict College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in music with a concentration in percussion. He later attended Ashford University where he earned a Master of Arts degree in education. His primary responsibilities at Allen University consists of overseeing the percussion department where he instructs the percussion ensemble, teaches applied percussion and marching percussion techniques. In addition to his collegiate duties, he also serves as an instructor for the Palmetto Center for the Arts as a percussion instructor. Milford’s prior teaching experiences includes serving as an assistant director of bands (public school) teaching general music (public school) and instructing various high school percussion programs.
Jovon currently holds active professional memberships within the following organizations, Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, The Racial Diversity Alliance Subcommittee, and the Percussive Arts Society. Milford proudly endorses Grover Pro Percussion and Vic Firth sticks and mallets.