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Fast Facts About James Jones

Posted Jun 16, 2014

Five things you may not have known about WR James Jones...

1. James is a San Jose, Calif., native and spent time in a multitude of homeless shelters with his mother Janet during his youth. Jones moved in with his grandmother during high school where he lettered in basketball, track and football.

2. During his senior season at San Jose State, where he majored in sociology, Jones was named the offensive MVP of the inaugural New Mexico Bowl.

3. Jones founded The Love Jones 4 Kids Foundation in 2008, a non-profit organization that focuses on the needs of children in San Jose.

4. He also hosts an annual football camp at his alma mater Gunderson High School for 200 local youth ages 7-14.

5. In 2012, Jones led the NFL with 14 receiving touchdowns.

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