David Oliver “D. J.” Jones was born on January 19, 1995. He is an American football nose tackle for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the 49ers in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Jones was widely pursued in football by universities all around the United States after having a strong senior year.
At the Scooba, Mississippi-based East Mississippi Community Collegiate, where the 2016 Netflix documentary “Last Chance U” was filmed, Jones started his college career.
Jones was a two-year starter who assisted East Mississippi in winning two NJCAA national championships and a perfect 24-0 record during his two seasons.
On the day of their engagement, October 7, 2019, Jones proposed to Kayla Fannin on the field at Levi’s Stadium just before the start of the game against the Cleveland Browns.
In anticipation of the San Francisco 49ers’ Monday Night Football game, Jones made the decision to propose to his girlfriend, Kayla Fannin.
Jones diverted his attention from his girlfriend and kneeled behind her as Fannin and family were gathered on the sidelines for pregame pictures. The touching event was broadcast on Levi’s Stadium’s video boards.
Where did DJ Jones play College Football?
He played college football at Ole Miss.
Where did DJ Jones go to High School?
He went attended senior high school at Wren (Piedmont, South Carolina).