Missouri State defenders force four turnovers, produce three scores
Sensational local talent who has the athleticism to play multiple positions ... The Bears will start him at left cornerback and hope to use his speed and physical nature to push for playing time there with starter Sybhrian Berry.
High School: A standout receiver and defensive back at Webb City (Mo.) High, team captain Jones tallied 30 catches for 712 yards and 7 touchdowns for Coach John Roderique as a senior ... Helped lead the Cardinals to back-to-back Missouri Class 4 titles and 15-0 seasons in 2010 and 2011 ... Teams were 43-1 in his three seasons as a letterman for the Cardinals ... Was a first-team all-state defensive back as well as all-district, all-conference, all-region and All-Ozarks selection in 2011 ... Snagged 13 receptions for 186 yards as a junior while earning honorable mention all-region distinction ... Had 45 catches for 944 yards in his career ... Ran a 10.94 in the 100-meter dash at the 2011 Class 4 state meet to finish fourth and followed that with a 10.81 to finish third at the 2012 state meet ... Was also sixth at the 2012 state meet in the 200-meter dash (21.95) after anchoring the fourth-place 4x100 relay team in 2011.
Personal: Jarvis Trevonn Jones was born 6/25/93 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Son of Tony and Lisa Jones of Webb City, Mo. ... Has a brother Tony and sister Anisha ... Plans to major in Biology and would like to work at a zoo.