NBA PLAYER / DIRECTOR
The 6’6″, 215lb, guard/forward has received numerous accolades including being named Honorable Mention All-American by AP in 2003, voted to All-ACC Defensive Team 2002/2003 and All-ACC 1st Team in 2003.
In 2001, Jones won the Gold Medal at the World Championship for Young Men with the U.S. Team, earned All-Tournament honors in the ECAC Holiday Festival in 2000 and was named to the Big East All-Rookie Team in 1999.
Jones has proven to be a force on and off the court. He is the founder of the Dahntay Jones Foundation and provides underserved youth an opportunity to play competitive after-school sports. Jones also actively volunteers his time in each NBA city to inner-city programs targeting minorities, women and youth.
In July 2011, Jones married Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, the former National Youth Vote Director for the Obama for America campaign from 2011 – 2012 and the founder of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN).
Dahntay Jones Dahntay Jones, a Trenton, New Jersey native, graduated from Duke University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Policy. He was a standout talent in basketball at Duke University, averaging 18 points per game his senior season leading the team in scoring.
Originally drafted by the Boston Celtics in 2004 as the 20th overall pick, Jones is one of the most respected players in the National Basketball League. Jones just completed his tenth season in the NBA and most recently played for the Atlanta Hawks.