Julio Jones Story



Julio Jones

 

About Julio Jones

Born Quntorris Lopez “Julio” Jones on February 8th, 1989 in Foley, Alabama. He played college football at the University of Alabama and was drafted sixth overall in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Atlanta Falcons.

During his sophomore season with Alabama in 2009, Jones helped lead the Crimson Tide to an undefeated 14–0 season, including a victory in the 2010 BCS National Championship Game. With the Atlanta Falcons, Jones has been invited to six Pro Bowls, was a first-team All-Pro selection in 2015 after leading the league in receiving yards and receptions, and in 2016 when he helped lead the Atlanta Falcons to Super Bowl LI.

 Julio Jones

Foundations and Community Involvement

Julio Jones excels at being a philanthropist and role model for future professional football players and children off the field. He proudly supports the men and women who serve our country in uniform and has taken part in the Wounder Warrior Luncheon.

He has also participated in several Atlanta Falcons charitable events such as the Atlanta Falcons Rookie Club, and the 4th Annual Huddle Up for Miracles where he helped raise over $250,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

Back in 2012, Julio Jones donated his dreadlocks to Lock For Love which assists in making wigs for kids with cancer.

In the spring of 2016, Jones utilized the opportunity to give back to Atlanta residents by teaming with the Southwest Ecumenical Emergency Assistance Center (SWEEAC), an organization that partners with churches and communities to assist families living in crisis.

 Julio Jones Kia Tuscaloosa, AL

Professional Ventures

In 2019 Julio Jones made a name for himself in the Georgia Real Estate Development as one half of the J&J 360, a partnership in a 16-acre site next to the Mall of Georgia. In 2015, he entered into a partnership agreement with entertainment company Latitude 360 Inc. They plan on building their first dining location in the Buford area.

In January 2018, Jones and his Atlanta business partner, Jon Guven, teamed up with the Carriage Automotive Group out of Gainesville, Georgia, to open two Dealerships, Julio Jones Kia and Julio Jones Mazda.