Who is Dre’Mont Jones?
Dre’Mont Jones is a professional American football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks of the NFL (National Football League). And he played college football at Ohio State. As a senior in high school, he was named first-team Division-I All-Ohio and U.S. Army All-American. He was a four-star recruit, ranked #7 in the state of Ohio and #170 in the nation. On June 18, 2014, he committed to Ohio State University to continue his football career.
How Old Is Dre’Mont Jones?
He is 26 years old as of March 2023, having been born on January 5, 1997, in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. Dre’Mont Jones shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Walker Scobell, Bradley Cooper, Kennedy Claire Walsh, Everly Joy Lambert, Suki Waterhouse, and many more.
Dre’Mont Jones Family
Who are Dre’Mont Jones’s Parents?
He was born to Sanderline Williams (Father) and Schontina Jones (Mother). His father had an 11-year career as a professional middleweight boxer.
Does Dre’Mont Jones have Siblings?
News on the internet shows that he has 3 siblings. Two brothers and one sister. However, his siblings’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Dre’Mont Jones Education
He received his high school education at Saint Ignatius High School. After high school, he attended Ohio State University.
Dre’Mont Jones Marital Status
On his love life matters, he is seen as a person who hates drama and loves his privacy. He has managed to keep his marriage/dating life low-key thus leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Dre’Mont Jones Kids
He does not have any kids as of March 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Dre’Mont Jones Career
A College Career
As a true freshman, he redshirted his first year of eligibility in 2015. During his redshirt freshman season in 2016, he joined Dan Wilkinson and Luke Fickell as the only freshmen linemen to start 10 or more games in a season. By the end of the season, he racked up 52 total tackles, including 4 tackles for a loss. He went on and earned Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America. In 2017, he slightly regressed but still put up strong numbers. Overall, he finished the season with 20 total tackles including 5 tackles for a loss and one sack. And was selected to the third-team All-Big Ten.
After his sophomore season, there were speculations that he would declare for the 2018 NFL Draft, with draft analyst Mel Kiper listing him as the 8th-best draft-eligible defensive tackle. But despite this speculation, Jones decided to return to school for his junior season. Projected first-round pick Nick Bosa went down with an injury against TCU on September 15, leading Jones to take on a larger role on the defensive line. As a redshirt junior, he started all 14 games for Ohio State and was selected to the first-team All-Big Ten Conference after breaking out with 8.5 sacks and 43 tackles. He went on and became the first defensive lineman in OSU history to score two defensive touchdowns in a single season in 2018. After the season, he decided to forgo his senior year and enter the 2019 NFL Draft.
A Professional Career
A Career with the Denver Broncos
He was drafted in the third round (71st overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos. He went on and recorded his first career sack on Kirk Cousins in week 11 in the 27-23 against the Minnesota Vikings. In week 13, he recorded an interception off Philip Rivers and returned it for 7 yards in the 23-20 win against the Los Angeles Chargers. This was his first interception in the NFL. He sacked fellow rookie David Blough 2.5 times during the 27-17 win in week 16 against the Detroit Lions.
As a result of his performance, he won the AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the third Broncos player ever to win the award as a rookie. However, he was placed on the injured reserve on September 22, 2020, with a knee injury. And was activated on October 24. In week 7, he recorded his first sack of the season on Patrick Mahomes during the 43-16 loss against the Kansas City Chiefs. In week 8 of the 2022 season, he had seven tackles, three for a loss, and a sack in a 21-17 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. And earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week.
A Career with the Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks signed Jones on March 13, 2023, to a 3-year 51 million-dollar contract.
Dre’Mont Jones Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3 inches (1.91m) and a weight of 127kg (281 lbs).
Dre’Mont Jones Salary and Net Worth
He earns decently from his football career with the Seattle Seahawks. Thus he has an average annual salary of $17,176,667. And a net worth of $5 million.