Patterson High School’s DJ Jones signed a national letter of intent to play college football at MidAmerica Nazarene
University in Olathe, Kansas, Thursday at Patterson High School. Seated from left, are Dannette Hawkins, aunt; Mark Jones Sr., father; Jones and Vera Jones, grandmother. On the second row, from left, are Mekeltinay Talver, Jarel Jennings, Josiah Jennings, Veronica Johnson-Washington and Carolyin Gash. On the third row, from left, are Patterson assistant football coach C.L. Grogan; Reginald Talver, Kyla Carter and Teneka Gash. (The Daily Review/Corwin Murray)
D.J. Jones may be small in stature, but he’s been Patterson’s big-play threat for the last two seasons.