• Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, Spring 2019
AT GEORGIA STATE: Returning starter at cornerback after moving there from safety in 2018 ... Took a redshirt year in 2017.
2018: Began the season at safety but moved to a starting cornerback role in Game 4 ... Started a total of eight games, including seven at cornerback, and had 48 tackles, one interception and two pass breakups ... Made his first start at safety at Memphis and grabbed an interception and returned it one yard for a touchdown. That is just the fourth pick-six in GSU history. Also had three tackles with a tackle for loss ... Moved to starting cornerback for the Western Michigan game and made six tackles ... Career-high eight tackles and a forced fumble at NC State ... Tackle for loss and pass breakup in win over ULM ... Recorded six tackles against Coastal Carolina and Texas State.
HIGH SCHOOL: All-state selection in Class AAAAAA, earning second-team honors from the Georgia Sportswriters Association and honorable mention recognition from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution … Three-star rating from Rivals, Scout and 247 Sports ... Top 150 in Georgia by 247 Sports ... Preseason all-state by the AJC … First-team All-Metro (Gwinnett) by the AJC … First-team All-Region 8-AAAAAA … Two-time all-county by the Touchdown Club of Gwinnett ... Made 90 tackles with seven tackles for loss and 15 pass breakups as a senior.
PERSONAL: Jaylon Jones is the son of T.A. and Felecia Jones ... Born July 19, 1999.