Personal Bests Indoor 400m 50.80 Outdoor 100m 10.86 200m 22.02 400m 48.98 800m 1:55.20
2006-07: INDOOR - At the ASU Kickoff Classic ran the 400 meters in a time of 50.69 ... Competed at the Rod McCravy Classic running a time of 51.91 in the 400 meters ... At the McDonald's Classic tied for fourth in the 400 meters in a time of 50.84 and placed 6th in the 200 meters crossing the line in 23.03 ... At the C-USA Championships ran the 400 meters in a time of 50.52. OUTDOOR - At the Lynx Invitational placed 2nd in the 800 meters in a time of 1:55.20 ... Competed at the Mississippi State Bulldog Classic in the 400 meters and 800 meters crossing the line in 49.19 for eighth place and 2:07.16 for 10th place ... At the Ole Miss Invitational ran a 23.02 on the 200 meters for a seventh place finish and crossed the line in 49.71 in the 400 meters ... At the C-USA Championships ran a 2:00.53 in the 800 meters.
2005-06: INDOOR - Finished sixth in the 400 meters at the McDonalds Invitational ... Set a newe PR in the 400, turning in a time of 50.80. OUTDOOR - Finished second in the 400 meters at the Rhodes Open with a season best time of 49.76 ... Ran his second best time of the season at the C-USA Championships, finishing with a time of 49.87.
PREP: Attended Birchmount Park H.S. where he participated in football, as well as track and field...Captain of both football and track teams his senior year...Was a member of OFSAA (Ontario) 4 x 100m and 4 x 400m gold medal relay teams in 2003, 2004 and 2005...Placed fourth in Ontario in the 400m his junior and senior seasons...Finished fifth in Toronto in the 200m his junior season...Voted team MVP each of his final two seasons...Was a member of the Birchmount Exceptional Athlete Program...Selected to the Honor Roll each year of high school...Track coach was Bill Stephens.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 30, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario...Full name is Jarred Orion Jones...Son of Orville and Debbie Jones...Majoring in journalism...Chose Memphis because he wanted to move away from home to a place that was warmer than Canada...Also recruited by Tulsa, Syracuse, Temple and Fordham.