After four seasons in Cincinnati, Marvin Jones, Jr., has taken his electrifying play-making abilities to Detroit, where he is set to begin his first season with the Lions in 2016.
On December 1st, 2015, Marvin Jones Jr. teams up with JCPenney this #GivingTuesday to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati.
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Jones is also bringing a commitment to the community with him to Michigan. In Cincinnati last season, Jones and Dreambuilders partnered with JCPenney to take 50 kids from a local Boys & Girls Club holiday shopping for their families. In addition to helping these disadvantaged kids get Christmas gifts for their parents and siblings, Jones and his Dreambuilders program contributed more than $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs.
Marvin Jones, Jr., is beginning his fifth season in the NFL and his first with the Detroit Lions. Last season, Jones posted career highs of 816 yards on 65 receptions and four touchdowns with the Cincinnati Bengals. For his career, Jones has 1,729 receiving yards on 134 receptions and 15 touchdowns. He was drafted in 2012 by the Bengals out of the University of California, and he is originally from Fontana, Cal.
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