Aspiring Model Actress and model January Jones was born upon January 5, 1978, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Maturing, Jones worked as a life guard and at a regional Dairy Queen. "I hung out with men in high school. We were hippies into the Dead, Zeppelin, Phish," she told GQ. Jones was a normal teen in numerous regards. Her dad Marv informed People publication that she attempted to slip out of the house on a variety of celebrations. "One evening she went out the basement window. Our dog was barking, which got her caught. Following time, she tried taking the canine with her." After graduating senior high school, Jones decided to try her luck in New York City. "Everything was a culture shock. The individuals were various, the sights were different, the meals was various ... I was experiencing a liberty I had not before," she informed WWD magazine. Jones began as a model. Not tall enough for some jobs, she appeared in commercial ads.