AT NAVARRO JUNIOR COLLEGE
Played two seasons at Navarro Junior College under head coach Skip Johnson and assistant coach Whoa Dill...his first season at Navarro his team finished as conference co-champions and his sophomore year finished as runners up in the regionals...his final season at Navarro he hit .364 with six home runs and threw out 35 runners.
Played varsity football and baseball at nearby Class 4A Plainview High School in Plainview, Texas...coached by Hector Limon and Jeff Panell...was an all-district selection his junior and senior years...all-state as a senior...named to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal All-South Plains team both his junior and senior years.
Born on May 31, 1983 in Plainview to parents Mark and Marian Jones...has two sisters Memoree (23) and Libbi (18)...enjoys hunting, all water sports and snow skiing...currently majoring in business administration.
GETTING TO KNOW JACOB
Favorite Television Show: Sportscenter
Favorite Televsion Channel: ESPN
Favorite Movie: Gladiator
Favorite Food: Steak and shrimp
Favorite Actor: Martin Lawrence
Favorite Actress: Sharon Stone
Favorite Major Leaguer: Pudge Rodriguez
Favorite Major League Team: Texas Rangers
Started Playing Baseball At Age: 9