Kenn Jones is entering his fifth season at MIT. He will continue working as a defensive backs coach in 2014, focusing primarily on the safeties.
Prior to MIT, he worked coaching youth athletics, and held a seat on the board of a Cambridge based youth sports and leadership non-profit organization. As a youth coach he helped lead the Cambridge Falcons football program to back-to-back division titles from 2010-2011. The 2010 team also went on to win their first regional and state championships in program history.
Jones is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston. In 2009 he earned his B.S. in Philosophy, World Religions, and Ethics, and a minor in Psychology. He was temporarily a walk-on and scout team defensive back for the university football program in 2007. He also played for a Boston-area semi-professional team in 2008, and played three years of high school football in Newton, Mass. He is a native of Dorchester, Mass.