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Kennedy Jones

  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown Norfolk, Va.
  • High school Maury HS
  • Previous School UNC Greensboro
  • B/T R/R
  • Hometown Norfolk, Va.
  • High school Maury HS
  • Previous School UNC Greensboro

Kennedy Jones Bio


  • First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll (2024)

JUNIOR (2024)

  • Played in 58 games with 55 starts for the Gamecocks in 2024
  • Hit .289 with 35 runs scored, 10 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 48 RBI with 36 walks
  • Had a .483 slugging percentage and a .398 on-base percentage
  • Had 15 multi-hit games and 12 multi-RBI performances
  • Drove in three runs and homered in a win over Belmont (Feb. 25)
  • Was a perfect 3-for-3 with five runs scored and a home run in a win over Presbyterian (March 26)
  • Walked four times at Florida (April 14)
  • Went 4-for-5 with two doubles and three RBI vs. Georgia (May 9)
  • Was 3-for-4 with a home run in the NCAA Raleigh Regional game vs. James Madison (May 31)
  • Drove in five runs in the win over Winthrop (May 7)
  • Had 11 RBI in a three game stretch against Kentucky (April 26-27) and East Tennessee State (May 1)
  • Homered and drove in four runs in a win over Longwood (March 10)
  • Went 3-for-4 with a double and a home run at Ole Miss (March 16)


  • Played two seasons at UNC Greensboro, where he was a First Team All-SoCon selection in 2023
  • Was second in the SoCon with 86 hits and fourth in the league in total bases with 144 as a sophomore
  • Led the Spartans with a .357 batting average to go along with 14 doubles, 14 home runs and 43 RBI in 2023
  • Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America team (2022)
  • SoCon All-Freshman team (2022)
  • Second Team All-SoCon (2022)
  • Hit .367 with 16 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 73 RBI his freshman season, helping the Spartans to the NCAA Statesboro Regional
  • SoCon Player of the Month (February, 2022)
  • College Sports Communicators (CSC) Academic All-District (2023)
  • SoCon Commissioner’s Medal (2023)
  • Attended Maury High School in Norfolk, Va., where he was a Perfect Game Preseason Atlantic Region honorable mention
  • Hit .456 with 21 RBI his sophomore season at Maury
  • Played summer baseball for the Tidewater Orioles


  • Born on Dec. 20, 2002
  • Son of Patrice and Eric Jones
  • Brother, Sheridan, plays football at Clemson
  • Major is services management