Jerral Wayne Jones born October 13, 1942, is an American businessman who has been the owner, president, and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League NFL since February 1989.
Jones attended the University of Arkansas, where he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
He was co-captain of Arkansas’ 1964 national championship football team.
He was an offensive lineman for College Football Hall of Fame coach Frank Broyles and a teammate of college football and NFL coach Jimmy Johnson, whom Jones hired as his first head coach after purchasing the Cowboys.
Jerry Jones Children: Meet Stephen Jones, Charlotte Jones, Jerry Jones Jr.
Three children—a daughter named Charlotte, a son named Jerry Jr., and a son named Stephen—were born to Jerry and Gene.
All of the Jones kids hold jobs related to the Dallas Cowboys.
The executive vice president and chief brand officer for the group in Charlotte.
The team’s vice president and chief sales and marketing officer is Jerry Jr.
Stephen holds the positions of executive vice president, director of player personnel, and COO for the Cowboys.