Jones attended New Britain High School in New Britain, Connecticut and lettered in football, basketball, and track. In football, he was named the 1993 USA Today Connecticut State Player of the century.
Jones currently resides in Farmington, Connecticut, where he is the head coach for the New Britain Golden Hurricanes, his former high school team.
On August 1, 2008, Jones was arrested at the Mohegan Sun casino in Uncasville, Connecticut after he was accused of allegedly making “inappropriate contact” with a woman in the lobby, and then punched her boyfriend in the face when he got involved.
His brother, James Jones, who also graduated from New Britain High School, currently works as a dean of students at Slade Middle School in New Britain.