Burges High School Alumni Aaron Jones is an American professional football player who currently plays as a Running back for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Additionally, he was first drafted in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers as a fifth-round pick.
Former University of Texas player Aaron Jones was born on December 2, 1994, in Savannah, Georgia, to Alvin Jones, Sr. and Vurgess Jones. He is American by native and belongs to the African ethnic group. Also, Jones was born under the star sign Sagittarius.
Playing five seasons in the MLB, Aaron has accumulated a hefty net worth of over $10 million. Additionally, he has colleceted $1,780,820 as entire career earnings, playing for the single team, Green Bay Packers.
Jones was under four years and under a $2,601,937 contract which he signed on May 5, 2017. Additionally, the contract includes a $201,937 signing bonus, $201,937 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $650,484.
In 2019, Aaron is expected to earn $645,000 as a base salary, while carrying a cap hit of $695,487 and a dead cap value of $100,969. Further, Jones is expected to earn $735,000 as a salary, if he manages to stay with the team until the 2020 season.
Some of Aaron's career contract and earnings are tabulated below:
|2017||Green Bay Packers||$660,998|
|2018||Green Bay Packers||$474,822|
|2019||Green Bay Packers||$645,000|
The 33rd best-paid player of the team, Aaron Jones is yet to reach the level of Aaron Rodgers and David Bakhtiari in terms of earnings. In particular, Aaron and David are the team's top-paid players with an annual average salary of $26,500,000 and $14,200,000 respectively.
In March 2021, The player signed a four-year, $48 million contract with the Packers. He has an annual salary of $5,730,941 for the 2022 season and will make $16,000,000 in the 2023 season.
The University of Texas Alumni, Aaron is a married man and currently, he is enjoying a smooth marital relationship with his wife, Crystal Molina. The couple dated for long before they finally decided to get married on July 25, 2018.
On the occasion of their first year anniversary, Aaron posted a picture along with his wife on his Instagram account, captioning:
"1 Year,12 months,52 weeks, 365 days, 8760 hours ,525600 minutes of your love makes it all worth it 1 year together a lifetime to go Te Amo Mi Amor."
Jones initiated his career professionally in High School, where he won three composite ratings. As a Freshman, he had played nine games, where he debuted against New Mexico and finished the season with 811 rushing yards. After graduating from the University, The player listed his name for the 2017 NFL draft. He was drafted from UTEP, where Green Bay Packers picked him up in the 2017 NFL draft.
Aaron was the 19th running back selected in that year's draft. He made his debut against Chicago Beras and had 13 carries for 49 yards and his first career rushing touchdown in the 35–14 victory. The player finished his rookie season with 448 rushing, which is among the top players. In July 2018, Jones got suspended for the first two games of the 2018 season for violating the NFL's Substance Abuse policy.
In the 2019 season, Aaron had a good time in the games and earned him NFC Offensive Player of the Week after the game against the Cowboys. He finished the season as the NFL rushing touchdowns co-leader. The 2020 season was the breakthrough for him. After a splendid season, Jones was called d for the 2021 Pro Bowl games and he rushed for 27 yards before exiting the game due to an injury during the 31–26 loss.
In March 2021, Aaron signed a four-year, $48 million contract with the Packers. He had decent plays with the games and will be looking for the season.
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