Pelham senior Aaron Jones lept six feet in February to place third in the 6A Men's high jump. By finishing in the top three, Jones earned All-State honors for the first time in his career. This spring he'll try to add two more All-State medals to his trophy rack-- in the men's high jump and as a multievent athlete in the AHSAA State Decathlon, where the top five total scorers are named to the All-State team.
His season-best mark stands at 6' 2", a height he has now cleared twice--once to win the Greenwave Invitational in Leeds and again to win the King of the Mountain Championship. As the season progresses, read along in his journal to see how he continues to reach for 6' 4" and beyond...
Journal 01 (March 5-12)
Journal 02 (April 14-19)