Desi Jones

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Season(s) Played with the Divas: 2016
Jersey Number: 95
Position: DL
Age: 32
Height: 5-7
Weight: 220
Hometown: Columbus, GA
High School: Edgewood Christian HS (GA)
College: Le Cordon Bleu
Occupation: Sales Rep, SYSCO


Desi Jones Q&A

Who is your biggest supporter?
My mother.
If you could have a conversation with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose? Why?
My father…he died when I was very young, and there are a lot of things I would love to talk to him about.
Who is your female sports idol?
Serena Williams.
Who is your favorite NFL player? Why?
Michael Vick…I’m an Atlanta Falcons fan, and I loved what he brought to the team. My favorite player currently is Cam Newton.
What are your favorite hobbies or special interests?
Cooking, traveling, and reading.
What is your favorite movie?
The Pursuit of Happyness.
What is your favorite TV show?
Seinfeld and Law and Order: SVU.
What is your favorite travel location?
What is your favorite food?
Shrimp and grits.
What is your favorite book?
The Hobbit.
What is your favorite quote?
“Fair is where you ride rides and eat cotton candy.”
How would you describe yourself in three words?
Hard-working, focused, kind.
What are your lifetime aspirations?
To own my own restaurant, to manage properties, and to be completely self-employed.
What was the first sport you ever played?
How did you hear about women’s football?
From friends who played in Atlanta and Miami.
Why do you want to play women’s football?
I love the comradery of team sports. I like working hard, building a team, and forming bonds.
What does it mean to you to be a D.C. Diva?
Being part of something great!