Welcome Kevin Jones to the Wenatchee Valley Skyhawks and he has a lot of experience in football. Here are some details on Mr. Jones.
COLLEGE: Did not see action last season because of injury ... Transfer from Utah State University ... Redshirt for Aggies ... Also attended College of the Canyons (Santa Clarita, Calif.) and College of the Siskiyous (Weed, Calif.) .... As sophomore, helped College of the Canyons to 11-1 record, league title and semifinals at state playoffs ... Credited with 43 tackles and intercepted 3 passes ... Returned blocked field goal for touchdown ... Honorable mention all-state ... As freshman, played at College of the Siskiyous ... Honorable mention all-league ... Intercepted 3 passes. HIGH SCHOOL: First-team Washington State Sportswriters Association and Washington Prep Class 4A all-State selection both ways (running back and cornerback) as senior at Kentwood High School ... Listed among Seattle Times Top 100 (blue chip) state high school seniors ... First-team Tacoma News Tribune, Seattle
Times and King County Journal all-Area, and first-team all-South Puget Sound League choice ... Played in East-West all-star game ... Ran for school-record 2,015 yards and 27 touchdowns, helping Conquerors to 13-1 record, league title and state championship ... MVP of state title game and Sportsmanship Award winner ... Intercepted 6 passes ... As junior, scored 15 touchdowns and ran for 500 yards on 9-3 squad that won league title and reached state semifinals ... As sophomore, helped KHS to 10-2 record, league title and state championship game ... Started two years and lettered three. PERSONAL: Plans to major in exercise science ... His brother, John Jr., played football at Eastern Washington University, and his father, John Sr., played football at Columbia Basin CC ... His uncle, Lyndell Jones, was cornerback for NFL Atlanta Falcons.
Jones has had a few brief stints coaching high school football. Starting at Eastside Catholic in 2015,Stadium High in 2016, Kentwood High in 2017 and Garfield in 2019. Each school Jones coached a hand full of All State players in the secondary!