|Hometown:||Fort Worth, Texas|
Jason Jones is presently in his second year as equipment manager at Arkansas State University after serving the previous four years (2011-14) as assistant equipment manager at TCU.
Jones worked with the 2014 A-State football team that posted a 7-6 record and played in the GoDaddy Bowl for an unprecedented fourth consecutive year.
Prior to A-State, Jones spent his entire career at TCU, starting in the fall of 2007 as a graduate assistant for the women’s soccer and baseball teams through fall 2009. The Fort Worth, Texas native was tabbed as an the interim assistant equipment manager in spring 2010 where he continued to the equipment needs of the Horned Frogs’ women’s soccer and baseball teams. In the summer of 2011, Jones was promoted to assistant equipment manager on a permanent basis. Along women’s soccer and baseball, Jones was responsible for football, cross country, track & field, rifle, and equestrian.
While at TCU, Jones worked with the 2010 Horned Frogs’ baseball team which made the program’s first-ever College World Series appearance. He also served as the equipment and laundry coordinator for the Cotton Bowl from 2012-14 and was the equipment/laundry liaison for the Bell Helicopter Bowl from 2007-11.
A 2007 graduate of TCU, Jones received a bachelor’s degree in science education and majored in mathematics. He then earned a master’s degree in education administration from TCU in December 2009. As an undergraduate, Jones served as an athletics equipment student manager from fall 2002 to spring 2007.
The son of Ricky and Gail Jones of Fort Worth, Texas, Jason has a brother (Jonathan) and a sister (Jennifer). He’s a pitcher in adult kickball competitive divisions and is active in snowboarding/skiing.