HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 11 overall in 2019 SuperDraft. Signed on Feb. 25, 2019. Re-signed on November 15, 2019
Jones enjoyed a solid rookie season, scoring a goal and adding an assist in 20 regular-season appearances (14 starts, 1,296 minutes) as well as one U.S. Open Cup start and a full-90 performance in the Revs’ sole Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs match, a 1-0 loss at Atlanta United in Round One.
COLLEGE: Joined New England as the club’s second selection in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft after a four-year career at Michigan State, where he registered 16 goals and 14 assists across 75 appearances. The five-foot-nine attacker earned second-team All-Big Ten Conference recognition in back-to-back seasons in 2017 and 2018, and helped the Spartans to a 2018 College Cup Semifinal appearance. The Lansing, Mich. native emerged as a regular starter for Michigan State as a junior, submitting career highs with seven goals and six assists en route to the 2017 College Cup Elite Eight. Jones was recognized with USC Third Team All-Midwest Region and Big Ten Conference All-Academic Team honors following the campaign. As a senior in 2018, he tallied another five goals and five helpers in 22 appearances – all starts – for the Spartans.