First Lady Casper Biography
Mary J. Casper
was the third child, out of six, born to Mary L. Jones, and the late James E. Jones, Sr. of Portsmouth, Virginia. She attended school in Portsmouth Virginia and was a graduate of I.C. Norcom High School. Mary later attended Norfolk State University on a vocal music scholarship, later obtaining a BS degree in Sociology, Psychology, and an Early Childhood Education degree. She also attended Old Dominion University's technology and reading graduate studies.