James Jones

Date of Birth
Mar 30, 1984
San Jose State
200 lbs

James Jones


James Jones is a wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders. He previously played his first seven NFL seasons for the Green Bay Packers and led the NFL in receiving touchdowns during the 2012 season.

Early Years

Jones was born in San Jose, CA on March 31, 1984 and attended Gunderson High School. He lettered in basketball, track, and football at Gunderson and was named the team’s most valuable player as a quarterback during his senior year. He credited his Pop Warner coach, Marion Larrea, for helping him turn his life around after living in multiple homeless shelters as a child. After graduating from Gunderson High, he accepted a scholarship offer to stay close to home and play at San Jose State University.

San Jose State University

As a freshman, Jones saw limited action in nine games for the S...