AS A JUNIOR IN 2019
CCAA Spring All-Academic ... Placed first in the shot put (51'65") at the California Collegiate Open (3/30) ... Finished in third-place in the shot put at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge with a put of 50'1.75" (3/9) ... Second place overall in shot put (52'1") at the Rossi Relays (2/23).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018
All-CCAA (shot put) ... CCAA Spring All-Academic ... Had a team-best mark in the shot put (52' 6") at the Aztec Invitational.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Placed fifth in the discus at the CCAA Championships with a throw of 49'1.25".
A 2016 graduate of Rancho Bernado High School ... Three-time track and field CIF finalist ... All-Palomar League First Team ... All-Palomar League Second Team for football ... Dick Wilkins Frosh/Soph Athlete of the Meet ... Helped his team win two Palomar League Championships for football ... Assisted his team to win the Palomar League championship in track and field ... In football, helped his team win the CIF Division 2 championship, CIF 3A Southern regional championship and CIF 3A State championship ... Fifth on the all-time list for shot put and 10th for discus for his high school ... In 2016, recorded best marks in the shot put (55'3.5"), discus (155').
Born March 19 in San Diego ... Parents are Don Jones and Holly Lecakes-Jones ... Has an older sister, Katy and younger sister, Alina ... Father competed in track and field at Grossmont College ... History major with a minor in educational studies at Roosevelt College ... Aspirations of becoming a high school AP US history teacher and athletics coach ... Favorite memory competing in track and field was at the 2016 Escondido Invitational ... Top UC San Diego memory is participating in the 2019 CCAA Shot Put Championship ... Loves to build plastic model airplanes and vehicles ... Roots for the Los Angeles Chargers and San Diego Padres ... Favorite athlete is U.S. Olympic shot put star Joe Kovacs ... Likes the movie Top Gun ... Listens to Led Zeppelin, Greta Van Fleet, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, U2, Motown, and Post Malone ... Loves Mexican food ... Uses Instagram.