- Playing summer ball for Springfield Sliders in Prospect League during his three weeks of allowed leave from cadet duties.
HIGH SCHOOL (Van Alstyne): Lettered four years in baseball and one each in basketball and football…2016 Louisville Slugger High School Second-Team All-American…2016 Perfect Game Preseason All-Region Honorable Mention…First-team All-State, District MVP, Region MVP, Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star and team captain as a senior…2015 Perfect Game Preseason All-American Honorable Mention…played for the Chicago White Sox Scout Team in 2015…set school records in strikeouts and ERA in a season…7-0 record with 1.29 ERA as a senior with 129 strikeouts in 81 innings pitched…posted 0.73 ERA as a sophomore…high school coach was Jimmy Haynes…played summer ball for Sandlot, coached by Clay Overcash…National Honor Society member and graduated seventh in his class.
PERSONAL: Member of cadet squadron 28…son of David and Carole Jones…his father and grandfather were officers in the Air Force…has two siblings…considering a management major and career field as a pilot…hobbies are hunting and hiking…began playing baseball at age five…greatest moment in sports was senior year where he scored the walk-off run in the state semifinal game…something most people don’t know about him is that he has a twin brother that attends Texas A&M…guilty pleasure is Nutella…dream vacation spot is Australia…favorite MLB team is the Houston Astros…enjoys listening to George Strait…favorite food is grilled salmon…favorite book is Lone Survivor…favorite movie is 13 hours.
Why I came to the Academy: “I came to the Academy to receive a world-class education, to become a leader and serve my country, and to challenge myself to the fullest, all while getting to play college baseball.”
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