|High School:||Omaha North High Magnet School|
Sophomore (2015): Jones earned his second All-America honorwhen he finished eighth at 157 at the NCAA Championships ... He went 2-3 in the national tournament, but lost the three bouts by a combined four points ... Jones was crowned RMAC Champion, finished second at the NCAA regional and capped his sophomore season with a 24-11 record ... Named All-RMAC First Team and recorded six pins.
Freshman (2014): Was named RMAC Freshman of the Year and All-RMAC First Team...He compiled an 18-7 overall record with four falls in his freshman season. He recorded a perfect 5-0 record with one fall in RMAC duals. The Omaha, Nebraska native totaled a team-best 41 takedowns. Jones won his first collegiate event, as he went 4-0 at the DoubleTree Open Nov. 8. He finished second at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Holiday Inn Open Nov. 22...
Prep: 170-pound Class A Nebraska State Champion for the Omaha North HS Vikings… Went 46-5 throughout his senior season (2013-14)… Helped coach Anders Christansen's team win a state title… Also a member of the Vikings' state championship football team… Also wrestles for the Bear Wrestling, coached by James Jones, Sr.
Academics: Plans to major in engineering.
Off the Mat: Son of James Jones Sr. and Shantina … Sister's name is Brittany … Brother James Jones Jr., wrestles for Midland University (Neb.) and is an NAIA All-Merican … Enjoys fishing, working out and hanging out with friends and loved ones.