Los Angeles

27 July 2009

art one, JWJ.

Jerry Jones.

Jerrel Wayne Jones was born on October 13, 1942 in Los Angeles, California.  Jerry's family came to their senses and relocated to Arkansas when he was just a baby boy.  In his teens, he was a star running back at North Little Rock High School, and was awarded a football scholarship from the University of Arkansas.  As co-captain and starting guard of the 1964 squad, the team went 11-0, beat Nebraska in the Cotton Bowl, and won the national championship.  Following his graduation in 1965, Jones was hired as an executive vice president at Modern Security Life of Springfield, Missouri, his Father's insurance company.  He passed on an opportunity to buy the AFL's San Diego Chargers in 1967, opting to further his degree at Arkansas.  He received a master's in business in 1970, and then ventured into oil and gas exploration in Oklahoma.  After two decades in the oil and gas game, Jones entered the world of professional sports in 1989, purchasing the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Stadium for $140 million. 

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