HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on July 27, 2016.
Jones is the first Homegrown signing to come out of Union Academy, which is based at YSC Sports in Wayne, Pa. He is the fourth Homegrown Player signing in Union history and will and provide depth at the central midfield position.
OUTSIDE MLS: After a stellar amateur career, Jones signed a professional contract with Bethlehem Steel FC on Dec. 6, 2015, becoming the first-ever signing for the USL expansion club that is owned and operated by Philadelphia Union. Through 20 games at Steel FC this season, Jones led the team in goals (4), assists (3) and was fourth in minutes played (1,478).