The 6-foot-3, 185-pound senior outfielder and right-handed pitcher led the Wolves to a 35-5 record and the Class A Private School state title this past season. Jones batted .570 with 13 home runs and 39 RBI, amassing an OPS of 1.702 and hitting safely in every game he played this season. He scored 72 runs, swiped 32 bases and drew 33 walks, also posting a 10-1 record on the mound with 53 strikeouts in 41 innings pitched. The nation’s No. 4 MLB Draft prospect according to Baseball America and also the No. 4 recruit in the Class of 2022 as rated by Perfect Game, he was a member of the 2021 Team USA 18U national team.
Jones has maintained a B average in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball on scholarship at Vanderbilt University this fall, but is projected as an early round selection in July’s Major League Baseball Draft.
Jones has volunteered locally on behalf of the Salvation Army as well as the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Atlanta and on behalf of multiple community service initiatives with his school’s missions program.