Dean Jones
Safety 21
205 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

  • Played in last three games of the season
  • Recorded first-career tackle in 52-26 win over Utah Tech
Sophmore Year

Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year