8 - Joshua Jones
Joshua Jones
Height: 6-7
Weight: 185
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Christmas, Fla.
High School: East River HS
Position: MB

High School: Graduated from East River High School in Orlando, Fla…Coached by coach Brennan Nelson…Member of school’s 2009 state championship team…First-team all-metro and second-team all-county in 2011.

Personal: Born on Aug. 9, 1993 in Orlando, Fla…Son of Ernie and Barbara Jones…Has two brothers, Jonathan and Matthew...Jonathan attends Jacksonville University for football and baseball, while Matthew attends the University of Mount Union for football and track…Majoring in sports science with a minor in business administration…Plans to play professional beach volleyball, or to open a small business.

More about Joshua: Favorite midnight snack: Nachos…Favorite movie: “Waterboy”…Favorite musical artist: Brantly Gilbert…Favorite song: “Dirt Road Anthem”, by Brantly Gilbert…Favorite sports team: Florida State University Seminoles…Favorite athlete: Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts…Joshua can’t live a week without: Playing “Call of Duty”…Joshua’s most memorable moment in sports: Being 2009 state champions with a 30-0 record…Joshua’s advice to kids: “Never give up”…Favorite color: Blue…Favorite food: Steak and chicken…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Football…People Joshua most admires: His parents…Best advice Joshua has ever been given: “Hard work always pays off”…The toughest player Joshua has ever played against: His best friend…When Joshua was a kid, he tried to be like: His brother (star high school quarterback)…When people first meet Joshua, they think: He is tall.