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Christian Jones
Christian Jones

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
IMG Academy (Fla.)

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 230

Position:
Forward

As a Sophomore (2013-14)
A redshirt season.

As a Freshman (2012-13)
Appeared in 24 games, including seven starts ... averaged 2.5 points and 1.2 boards in 9.4 minutes per game ... shot 45.2 percent (28-for-62) from the floor ... totaled two points, two rebounds and two blocks in a start against Saint Joseph's (March 19) in the NIT First Round ... scored a career-high 10 points on 5-of-9 shooting and grabbed a career-high six rebounds against then-No. 15/17 Marquette (March 9) ... contributed two points, two rebounds, one assist and one steal in a win against then-No. 20/20 Notre Dame (Jan. 15) ... scored six points and added three rebounds against Holy Cross (Nov. 21) ... totaled eight points and five rebounds at College of Charleston (Nov. 15) ... started and finished with eight points, three assists, one rebound, one block and one steal against Detroit (Nov. 13) in collegiate-debut.

At IMG Academy
Played one postgraduate season for IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. ... averaged 12.0 points and 5.0 rebounds ... helped IMG squad post a 28-2 record in 2011-12 ... one of eight IMG student-athletes to receive scholarships at NCAA Division I programs ... 2012 BIG EAST Rookie of the Year Maurice Harkless trained at IMG before being selected at No. 15 in the 2012 NBA Draft ... coached at IMG Academy by Loren Jackson.

At James Bowie
A four-year standout at James Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas ... earned team MVP honors as a senior in 2010-11 ... averaged 15.0 points and 6.0 rebounds per contest that season ... local legend grew after throwing down four dunks in a game against high school rival, Sam Houston ... played summer basketball for Team Texas with St. John's teammate Jamal Branch.

Personal
Christian Dion Jones ... born in Dallas, Texas ... son of Phyllis Austin and Craig Jones ... has two sisters, Chelsi and Cali, and one brother, Cooper ... majoring in sports management.

Up Close With Christian Jones
Favorite pro team: New York Knicks
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite music: Rap/R&B
Favorite ice cream: Chocolate
Favorite subject: Math
Occupation if not basketball: Accountant
Favorite actor: Chris Tucker
Favorite actress: Halle Berry
Favorite TV show: SpongeBob SquarePants

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