Senior Jevonte Jones is an all-state wide receiver for Kinston High School. (Kyle Brown/The Viking Press)

By Kyle Brown
Sports Editor

Senior wide receiver Jevonte Jones was named to the 2AA All-State Football team.

Jones is also an all-conference member for the Eastern Plains 2A Conference, widely regarded as one of the best football conferences in the state.

Jones is an elusive receiver who caught almost everything thrown in his vicinity.

He was quarterback CJ Bradshaw’s primary target all season and also a great blocking receiver.

Jones was part of the state championship contending Vikings that fell short to the West Stokes Wildcats.

The fast-as-lightning wide receiver also was invited to a prestigious combine in Phoenix, Ariz., called the Junior Rank Semper Fidelis Combine.

The combine selects the top-ranked players in the country and showcases their skills.

Jones has been recruited by many schools and talked to many coaches but he has not yet made any decisions where he wants to attend college.

“I am proud of my accomplishments,” Jones said. “Even though I had a past injury, I have always kept my eyes on the prize, striving for the best in me.”