San Antonio Spurs
Basketball is a family business for NBA pro, Tre Jones. The youngest of the three Jones kids, Tre grew up in Apple Valley, Minnesota watching brothers Jadee and Tyus kill it on the basketball court. Tre brought two State Championships to Apple Valley High and was named the Minnesota Gatorade Player of the Year in 2016 and 2018, an honor his brother, Tyus earned in 2014. The 2018 Minnesota Mr. Basketball was a five-star recruit, the national No.1 point guard prospect in his class. Soaring beyond his days as an Eagle at Apple Valley, Tre became a Blue Devil, as he selected Duke University for his college ball days.
Tre entered the AP No.1 ranked Blue Devil team, starting 36 games as a true freshmen. He became the first player in Duke history to record 7+ assists with no turnovers in five different games and continued to set a single-season record for assists-turnover ratio of 3.62. He was a Naismith semifinalist of Defensive Player of the year and earned ACC All-Defensive honors. Jones and the Blue Devils won Duke’s 21st ACC Tournament title and reached the Elite Eight of the 2019 NCAA Tournament. In his sophomore and final season for the Blue Devils, Jones averaged 16.2 points, 6.4 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. The team 25-6 in their season and projected to have a deep run in the NCAA Tournament, before it was cancelled due to the pandemic. He was named the ACC Player of the Year as well as the ACC Defensive Player of the Year. Tre Jones was selected as the 41st pick in the 2020 NBA Draft to the San Antonio Spurs.
The rookie already styling like a pro! Enlisting the help of stylists Kesha McLeod and Erika Nunez to craft his draft night look, it’s posed to be one of most elevated and memorable styles of the 2020 Draft class. Tre describes his style as “comfortable, relaxed, and clean” and always has an emphasis on his shoe game to make any outfit pop. He states that he’s “definitely a Jordan guy,” listing the 1’s and 11’s as his favorite of the brand’s releases.
Jones has three older brothers: Tyus was a former NCAA champion with Duke and now plays for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA), while Jadee played college basketball for Furman before becoming a basketball coach at Apple Valley High School, additionally Tre has a half brother Reggie Bunch that played at Robert Morris University. His grandfather, Dennis Deutsch, was a member of the United States Armed Forces.