D.J. ""Legacy"" Jones
D.J. "Legacy" Jones
9Round Master Trainer, NFL Athlete, BA, CPT, CSN, Sports Specific Coach, and Wellness Advocate, D.J. Jones joins the 9Round Team as our General Manager. Certified in Personal Training and Sports Nutrition, D.J. has helped numerous individuals including Athletes and Families. D.J. played Football at the University of Nebraska for four years as an Offensive Lineman after being named the #1 High School Football Player in the State of Nebraska in 2006.
Earning his degree and graduating in 2010, D.J. then played in the NFL for almost 3 seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Baltimore Ravens and Philadelphia Eagles. Despite his athletic potential, D.J. chose to retire sooner than expected due to a spine injury. In 2012, he developed an athletic based National and International Youth Development & Teambuilding Program, which spanned from the United States to South America, and Mexico.
D.J. has worked to create Independence for Individuals with Disabilities, for over 5 years. This was amongst his positions as a Residential Mental Health Specialist, where he supported multiple group-homes in Nebraska, and as Manager of Client Support Services at an Adult Services Agency in Anaheim, CA.
Since then, D.J. held a position for 2 years as the Regional Manager for Patient Care & Marketing for over 30 Physical Therapy clinics nationwide. With a passion for providing Education, Opportunity, and Exposure, D.J. aims to work closely with our members to encourage their best effort everyday by engaging a healthier lifestyle working towards their fullest potential and goals.