Kansas Jayhawks

Elijah Jones

Position Cornerback
Height 6'1''
Weight 180 lbs.
Class RS-Junior
Hometown Cape Coral, Fla.
High School North Fort Meyers HS

Career Honors: 2019: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).

2019 (RJr.): Indiana State: Saw playing time against the Sycamores … Recorded two tackles … West Virginia: Made his second appearance of the season for the Jayhawks, but did not record any stats … at TCU: Registered a new KU-career high in tackles against the Horned Frogs with three total (two solo, one assisted) … Kansas State: Returned to the field for the Jayhawks after missing three-consecutive games … at Oklahoma State: Made his fifth appearance of the season donning the Crimson and Blue in Stillwater … Did not record any statistics on the afternoon … at Iowa State: Saw playing time against the Cyclones in Ames without recording any stats … Baylor: Recorded a new season and career high in tackles with four total, all of the solo variety … Also made his first tackle-for-loss as a Jayhawk against the nationally ranked Bears.

2018 (Jr.): Did not see any game action and redshirted.

2016-17 (Fr.-So. at Ellsworth CC): Rated a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com … Collected 19 tackles and four interceptions during his sophomore season at Ellsworth CC … Named Iowa Community College Athletic Association (ICCAC) Defensive Athlete of the Week on Sept. 13, 2017 after helping lead the Panthers to a 35-28 win over Iowa Central … Recorded the game-saving interception and had two interceptions, two pass breakups and two tackles in the win … Credited with 11 tackles and three interceptions as a freshman in 2016 … Played for head coach Jesse Montalto at ECC.

High School: Recorded 18 total tackles, including 14 solo hits, as a senior at North Fort Myers HS … Posted one interception, which he returned 60 yards … Also credited with a fumble recovery … Coached by Earnest Graham at NFMHS.

Personal: Son of Collin and Monica Jones … Has two sisters, Cynthia and Samaria … Majoring in liberal arts and sciences.