Dean Jones
Defensive Back 21
195 lbs.
Queen Creek, 
Last School
American Leadership Academy
Roster Years

BYU Highlights

  • Committed as part of 2020 recruiting class
  • Member of the scout team in 2021


  • Major: Pre-Business
  • Parents are Lorna and Marlin
  • Father, Marlin, played minor league baseball
  • Grandpa, Rich Jones, played in the ABA/NBA (1969-77)
  • Great uncle, Marcus Haynes, was an original member of the Harlem Globetrotters
  • Enjoys participating in team roping at rodeos

Before BYU

  • A three-star defensive back by 247Sports
  • As a senior at ALA, recorded 70 tackles with two tackles for loss and an interception
  • Helped ALA to a 13-1 record and a 3A state title in 2019
  • Posted 25 tackles in just five games as a junior, with 10 pass breakups and an interception
  • Had 43 tackles as a sophomore
  • Coached by Rich Edwards and Airabin Justin
  • Also competed in track and field
  • Recruited by Arizona State, Cal Poly, Hawaii, Northern Arizona, Redland, San Diego State, Utah, Utah State, UTEP, Weber State, and Wyoming
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2022

Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year