Know About Daniel Jones; Giants, Duke, Stats, Family, Height, Dating

Published Date: 09 Aug, 2019 Updated date: 09 Aug, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Daniel Jones made an exceptional NFL debut after being picked by the New York Giants in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. The talented player previously played college football for Duke University.

The American football quarterback, Daniel Jones is already showing the signs of promise at the early 20s. While he is on the verge to write a new professional chapter, Daniel always finds a good company of his athlete girlfriend.

Daniel Jones Bio: Age, Family, Height

The 22-years-of-age player was born as Daniel Jones on 27 May 1997 in Charlotte, North Carolina, the United States. He is the oldest son of Steve Jones and Becca Jones. Daniel has an older sister named Becca, who played field hockey at Davidson College. Besides, his younger brother, Bates, plays basketball at Davidson and his younger sister, Ruthie, plays soccer at Duke. 

Standing tall at the height of 6 feet and 5 inches (1.96 m), Daniel attended Charlotte Latin School in Charlotte, North Carolina. There he ringed his amateur career. He later graduated from Duke University with a degree in economics in 2018.

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Career Stats

The young player committed to Duke University to play college football after receiving an offer from them. After redshirting in his first year, he became the starting quarterback in his sophomore season in 2016. Starting in 12 games, he completed 270 of 430 passes for 2,836 yards, sixteen touchdowns, and nine interceptions.


Catch Daniel Jones’ college stats (Picture: Sports Reference)

Later on, he played in the 2019 Senior Bowl for the North team and also earned the MVP title of that game going 8/11 with 115 passing yards and one touchdown. A promising college performance decorated Daniel with the place in the National Football League. He was selected by the New York Giants as the sixth overall pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

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Who Is Daniel Jones Dating?

As they say, lucky are the ones who find a partner who shares the same interest. Among the list, Daniel Jones is a fitting one. The NFL player shares a blissful romance with a sports-related girlfriend, Ella Bonafede. Ella is a member of Duke’s women’s lacrosse team that plays in the ACC Championship. She is a senior attacker of the no. 8 team in the United States.


Daniel Jones with his girlfriend Ella Bonafede during his 22nd birthday on 27 May 2019 (Picture: Ella’s Instagram)

Looking at Daniel’s and Ella’s tight bond and their matching interest, we assume the relationship is going to some greater distance. More importantly, their well-wishers are keen to see them walking down the aisle together, holding each other’s hands.

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Some Interesting Facts About Daniel Jones

  • Daniel was initially committed to Princeton University but chose Duke University instead.
  • His career highlights include Quick Lane Bowl MVP (2017) and Independence Bowl MVP (2018).
  • He has over 87.2k followers on his Instagram account.  
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