|HOMETOWN||Spruce Pine, NC|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Mitchell HS|
2006 Outdoors: Finished first at the UCF Invitational � posted a season-best throw in the discus at the Milligan Open � set season-bests in the hammer and shot put at the A-Sun Championships � participated in four different meets in either the shot put, hammer or discus.
2006 Indoors: Placed fifth in the shot put at the A-Sun Championships with a heave of 42-5.25 (12.93m).
Prep: Three-sport competitor in baseball, basketball and football � four-time letterwinner in baseball, three-time in football, and once in basketball � led baseball team in hits, home runs, RBI, batting average and was named team MVP.
Personal: Born on April 21, 1986 � of Charles and Carol Jones � plans to major in physical education.