Avion Jones
Avion Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
First Colonial

Position:
Jumps


2012-13: Competed at Virginia Military Institute where he became one of the top high jumpers in VMI history entering the program's top-10 with a 2.13-meter (6-11.75) effort at the YSU Invitational...Won the first five meets of his career, including two wins over then-defending conference champion Kyle Wheeler of Liberty...Had VMI's longest triple jump of the year at the YSU Invitational with a mark of 14.17-meters (46-06.00)...Qualified for the IC4A Indoor meet...Had a lifetime best 2.15-meter (7-00.50) clearance to win the Big South Outdoor meet...Competed at the IC4A Outdoor Championships.

High School: Competed at First Colonial High School...Finished fourth in the high jump at the indoor state meet...Ranked second in the outdoor high jump in the state...Won the 2012 Virginia AAA State Championship in the high jump.

Personal: Born Avion Jones on January 31, 1994 in Virginia Beach, Va...Son of Alicia Jones...Majoring in sports management.