Jones, 42, of Arab, is a 20-year classroom teacher. Jones earned his degree in instrumental music education from Troy State University in 1998. He then completed his master's in instructional leadership in 2005, and his educational specialist degree in instructional leadership in 2012, both through the University of Alabama.
Jones’ wife Felicia works at Temporary Emergency Services of Arab, a division of Marshall County Christian Services. Married for 20 years, they have three children.
The Jones family is active in LifePoint Church in Arab.