As a Junior (2013): Made three appearances at quarterback and wide receiver ... had four carries for seven yards.
As a Sophomore (2012): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules … named the scout team offensive player of the week for his work in preparation leading up to the Temple (9/8) and Clemson (11/10) games.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2011 at New Mexico): Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules.
As a Freshman (2010 at Virginia Tech): Served a redshirt season … named to 2010-2011 ACC Academic honor roll.
At H.D. Woodson High School: Had a very successful high school career as a three-year starter at quarterback … named 2010 Washington D.C. and Gatorade Player of the Year … first team all-Metro selection as a senior … passed for 2,461 yards and 24 touchdowns during senior season … helped lead Warriors to 10-2 record in 2009 and a DCIAA Championship … threw for 3,089 yards and 31 touchdowns and rushed for 780 yards and 11 scores as a junior … listed as the No. 3 player in Washington, D.C. by Rivals … ranked as the No. 48 quarterback in the country by Scout.com … listed as the No. 70 quarterback in the nation by ESPN/Scouts Inc … ranked No. 19 at quarterback in the Mid-Atlantic by SuperPrep … also recruited by Virginia, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Cincinnati, Rutgers, Michigan, Michigan State and Colorado … coached by Greg Fuller.
Personal: Parents are Ricardo Jones and Lakesha Young … has five siblings: Mercedes, Briana, Chloe, Parsha and Adora … was an honor student and the valedictorian of his high school class … sports heroes include Kobe Bryant and Michel Vick … majoring in economics.