|Hometown:||Los Angeles, CA|
|High School:||St. Bernard|
Kenny Jones is the only player that made the squad as a walk-on at the open tryout on Oct. 8, 2010 ... he was on the squad, but didn't make any appearances on the year and redshirted the season.
Jones was a two-year basketball letterman at St. Bernard High School in Playa del Rey, Calif., for head coach Robert Alaniz ... served as a captain his senior season, earning first-team All-Del Rey League honors (2007-08) ... the Vikings finished 13-14 overall and 4-4 (third) in the Del Rey League ... averaged 14.3 points, 4.8 rebounds, 2.6 steals and 2.3 assists per game as a senior ... his junior year (2006-07), and first with the team, Jones averaged 4.1 points and 1.0 rebounds per game ... helped the Vikings all the way to the CIF Division II-AA Championship game, where they lost 79-63 to Pasadena High School at Honda Center in Anaheim on March 3, 2007 ... St. Bernard was 20-12 overall in 2006-07 and finished 4-4 (third) in the Del Rey League ... also earned a varsity letter in football as a junior in 2006 for head coach Greg Dixon ... scored a career-high 24 points and added six rebounds and two assists in a 69-60 win at Mira Costa on Dec. 11, 2007.
Full name: Kenneth Dewayne Jones, Jr. ... prefers Kenny ... born in Los Angeles on July 11, 1990 ... parents are Kenneth, Sr. and Yolanda Hervey ... has one older brother, Christopher (31) ... chose to attend UCLA because of the university's academic and athletic prestige ... says that playing in the Honda Center in the 2007 CIF Division II-AA Championship game and catching his first alley-oop dunk in a high school game are his biggest athletic thrills to date ... lists the Miami Heat's LeBron James and the New Orleans Hornets' Chris Paul as the professional athletes he admires most ... lists coaching basketball as something he aspires to do ... is majoring in Political Science.