Julio Jones Biography
Quintorris Lopez Jones Jr. was born On the 8th of February 1989 in Foley Alabama USA, is a free agent American football wide receiver.
He is regarded as one of the best receivers of the 2010s, and he is considered to be best all time Falcon receiver.
Julio Jones profile summary
Famous Name: Julio Jones
Real name: Quintorris Lopez Jones Jr.
Birth Date: February 8, 1989
Birth Place: Foley, Alabama USA
Height: 6ft 3inches (1.91 meters)
Weight: 200 lb (100kg)
College: University of Alabama
Profession: America NFL player
Position: Wide Receiver
Parents: Queen Mavis ( mother)
Sibling: Philip Jones (Brother)
Net worth: $40 million
Early life and Education Background
Quintorris Lopez Jones Jr professionally known as Julio Jones was born on the 8th of February 1989 in Foley, Alabama USA.
He and his elder brother Philip was raised by their mother Queen Mavis, as their father left when Jones was only 5 years old. Aside from struggling to take care of her son’s, his mother had to shield them from the violent neighborhood they lived.
His mother chose Quintorris as his name as she was told she was having a girl. He started calling him Julio in 7th grade and the name stuck. He is very close to his brother who survived a gunshot wound in 2014.
He attended Foley high school in Alabama, where he played the defensive end and receiver for the lion’s high school football team. He won the Alabama state championship in 2006&2007 in the long, high and triple jump. He was named the 2006/2007 Athlete of the year by Gatorade T&F.
Considered a five star recruit, he was listed as the number one wide receiver in the nation in 2008. He committed to the Alabama crimson tide on the 6th of February 2008, on national signing day, announcing live on ESPN.
During his first 3 years with the crimsons tides, Jones became an impact player and a fan favorite. He became the first freshman wide receiver ever to start in a season opener for the crimson tides. His first 100 yard receiving game happened at the annual rivalry game against Tennessees.
On December 8 2008, Jones was named the second team All-SEC, SEC freshman of the year and the SEC coaches All freshman of the year. Prior to the 2009 football season, Jones was voted the first team ALL-SEC coaches football team. His second half of the 2009 season witnessed great productions.
His junior season started with a solid performance. He ended his second junior season with a record of 78 catches, 1,133 yards plus 7 touchdowns. He was a first team ALL-SEC selection in 2010. At the end of his career with the crimson tides, he had the second career receptions (179) and yards (21653) in the history of the school, and fourth in touchdown catches, he had eight career 100 yards receiving games (second in the school history)
On January 7th 2011, Jones declared eligibility vfor the NFL draft, forgoing his senior year. He excelled at the 2011 NFL combine, Posting the longest long jump and the 3rd fastest 40- yard dash among wide receivers.
The Atlanta Falcons chose Jones with the 6th overall pick of 2011 NFL draft. He came to terms with the Falcons on the 28th of July, 2011 signing a four year $16.2 million contract.
He finished the 2011 season, leading all rookies with 8 touchdowns receptions, 54 receptions, for 959 receiving yards, which ranked him the 2nd rookie in yards that year. Jones was named the PFWA ALL-Rookie team 2011. In the 2012 season, he made 79 receptions, for 1,198 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns.
He was ranked 26th on the NFL top 100 players of 2012. In the 2013 season, despite his injury that kept him out most of the season, he made 41 receptions for 580 yards and 2 touchdowns. On the 29th of April 2014, the Falcons accepted vthe 5th year option of Jones’s contract, extending his obligations with the team through 2015. He ended the season with 104 receptions for 1,593 yards. He was named the pro Bowl of the 2014 season.
In August 2015, the Falcons signed him to a 5- year $71.5 million contract extension with $47 million guaranteed. He finished the 2015 season with 1,871 receiving yards. He was ranked the 13th NFL top 100 players 2015. In the 2016 season, he was ranked the 8th NFL top 100 players and the 3rd NFL top 100 players 2017. He finished the 2017 season with 88 receptions for 1,444 receiving yards, and 3 touchdowns. Jones ended his 2018 season with 113 receptions for 1,677 yards and 8 touchdowns.
On the 7th of September 2019, he further signed a 3 year $66 million extension with $ 64 million guaranteed contract with the Falcons. He ended the 2019 season with 99 receptions for 1,394 yards and 6 receiving touchdowns. He was ranked the 11th NFL top 100 players 2020. Due to his injury in 2020, he finished with 51 receptions for 771 yards and 3 receiving touchdowns.
On the 6th of June 2021, Falcons traded Jones to the Tennessee Titans. After one season with the Titans, on the 26th of march 2022, the Titans released Jones making him a free agent.
Julio Jones Age
Julio is 33 years as of 2022. (He was born on the 8th of February 1989)
Julio Jones Height
The wide receiver stands at a towering height of 6ft 3inches (1.91 meters)
Julio Jones Net Worth
Jones currently has a net worth of $40 million and he receives an annual salary of $22 million from the NFL. His other sources of income includes his endorsement deals and his advertisement deals for clothing and sports brands.
Jones drives a $270,000 customized crisp white Ferrari 458 spider, and it is rumored that he has 3 houses in Atlanta.
Jones has kept his personal life private, there is no known detail about who he is dating, or any relationship of any kind.
Jones has a very close relationship with his elder brother Philip who lost his arm to a gunshot wound in 2014. He and his brother was raised single handedly by their mother who worked at a fast food restaurant to take care of them.
Speaking about his mom, Jones said that She was the most influential person in his life.
Julio Jones Social Media
Jones is very active on social media, you can connect with him on
Some Awards and Honors of Julio Jones
He won the NFL 2010s All Decade Team
He is a 7times winner of the Pro Bowl Selection (2012,2014-2019)
He is a 2 times All pro winner (2015 & 2016)
He is a 3 times All Second Team, All Pro winner (2017-2019)
He is a 2 times NFL Receiving yards leader (2015 & 2018)
He won the 2008 AP SEC freshman of the year
He won the 2010 AP All American team
Some NFL Records held by Jones
Jones hold the following NFL records:
Most games with 250+ yard receiving(3 games)
Fastest to 9000 Career receiving yards (95 games)
Fastest to 10,000 career receiving yards (104 games)
Fastest to 13,000 career receiving yards (137 games)
Consecutive seasons with 1,400+ yards receiving ( 5 seasons)
Most receiving yards in first 125 games (12,047 yards)
Most receptions to first 90 games (563 receptions)
Most 100+ yard games in the first 8 seasons.
FAQ’S about Julio Jones
1.How much does Julio Jones weigh?
The wide receiver has a well built athletic body that weighs 100 kg (220 pounds)
2.What is Jones Jersey number?
He wore the jersey number 11 for the Falcons and the Jersey number 2 for the Titans
3.How many brothers does Jones have?
Jones has just one elder brother Philip Jones
4.Where was Julio Jones born?
He was born in Foley Alabama USA
5.Which high school did Julio Jones attend?
He attended the Foley high school Alabama
7.What is Julio Jones real name?
Julio Jones real name is Quintorris Lopez Jones
8.Is Jones a free agent?
He is a free agent now after spending the 2021 season with the Titans
9.How many dropped passes does Jones have?
Jones have 0 attempted passes throughout his career. In the 11 seasons he has played for both the Falcons and the Titans, Jones has made a total of 874 catches for 13,272 yards and 61 touchdowns
10.Did Julio Jones get released?
On the 26th of March 2022, the Tennessees Titans released Julio Jones after just one season