Men's and Women's Track have high hopes for ACC Outdoor Championships
2013 Track: Indoor: Won the 60 meters (6.81) at the Orange & Purple Winter Classic ... Ran his season best 200 meters in 21.95 at the Auburn Indoor Invite. Outdoor: Set a career-record 21.50 in the 200 meters at the Georgia Tech Invite ... Part of two 4x100-meter relay teams that took third at two meets - the Georgia Relays (41.09) and the ACC Championships (41.39) ... Placed eighth in the 100 meters (10.71) at the ACC Championships.
2012 Track: Indoor: Placed second during the finals of the 60-meter dash with a school record time of 6.77 seconds at the Kentucky Invite ... Finished in the top 10 in every event in which he competed ... Took sixth in the 200 meters (21.88) at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Took first place at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invite in the 100 meters (10.78) ... Took second in the 4x100-meter relay (41.05) and third in the 200 meters (21.56) at the same meet ... Ran part of the 4x100-meter relay to help the foursome place fourth (41.54) at the ACC Championships.
2011 Track: Indoor: First place in the 200 meters at the Clemson Invitational with a mark of 22.57 and was runner-up in the 60 meters in 6.79 ... Placedseventh in the 200 meters at the Kentucky Track and Field Invitational with a time of 22.24 and also placed eighth in the 60 meters in 6.89 ... Outdoor: Achieved a fourth place finish in the 4x100m relayat the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational by running the distance in 41.64 seconds ... Placed fifth in the 200 meters in 21.74 ... Also came in third in the 100 meters in 10.84 ... With a time of 41.11, achieved a runner up title in the 4x100m realyat the FSU Seminole Invitational ... Placed 7sevenh in the 4x100m relayat the ACC Championships by finishing in 41.59.
2010 Track: Indoor: Finished 10th in the 60-meter dash with a time 7.08 at the Roaring Tiger Opener ... At the Christmas Invite, finished ninth in the 55 meter dash with a time of 6.53 ... Posted a 60-meter dash time of 6.99, good for sixth place at the Clemson Invite (1/8)... Ran a season-best 6.96 in the 60 meters, good for 15th place at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Finished fourth at the Georgia/Georgia Tech Dual Meet in the 100-meter dash with a time of 10.92; posted a time of 21.62 to finish second in the 200 meter dash at the same meet ... Posted a time of 21.88 to finish 12th in the 200 meter dash at the Yellow Jacket Invitational; was also the second leg on the third-place team in the 4X100m relay team that finished in a time of 42.02 at the same meet ... Crossed the line in 10.75 in the 100 meter dash at the ACC Outdoor Championships; also finished 12th in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.09.
High School: Two-year letterwinner and captain at Evans High School under head coach Eric Watson ... 2009 Region 3AAAA champion in the 200m ... Helped Evans win the region title his senior year ... Also lettered three years as a cornerback on the football team ... Earned All-Area and All-County honors as a cornerback ... Team went undefeated and won the Regional Championship in 2008 ... Graduated top-10 percent of his class.
Personal: Full name is Perron Deontè Jones ...Born on April 1, 1991 ... Son of Gregory Gray and Donna Jones ... Has one older brother Poncè ... Chose Tech because of the academics, track program and location ... Majors in computer science.