J'Terius Jones was born on November 12, 1993 in Macon, GA and attended Miller Grove High School in Lithonia, GA. As a redshirt freshman at Miami, he started one of 12 games at defensvie end. He finished the year with 26 tackles, six tackles for loss and three sacks. He assumed full-time starting duties as a sophomore in all 12 games. He recorded 50 tackles, 8.5 for loss, five sacks, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries. As a junior he started all 12 games, finishing with 52 tackles and led the team with both 14.5 tackles for loss and 10 sacks on his way to third-team All-MAC honors. He also added two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery that season. As a senior he earned second-team All-MAC honors, starting all 13 games and recording 47 tackles, 12.5 for loss, 6.5 sacks, two pass breakups, one forced fumble and one recovery. He originally was signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent after the 2017 NFL Draft.
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Signed by Atlanta Falcons on May 1, 2017 ... Cut by Falcons on September 2, 2017 ... Re-signed by Falcons to practice squad on September 4, 2017.