- Was a co-captain and starting guard of the 1964 Arkansas football team that won the national championship.
- Passed on an opportunity to buy the San Diego Chargers in 1967 to further his degree at Arkansas.
- Bought the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Stadium for $140 million in 1989.
- One of his first moves as owner/general manager of the Cowboys was firing legendary coach Tom Landry and replacing him with friend and former teammate Jimmy Johnson.
- Dedicated the Cowboys Thanksgiving Day halftime show as a national showcase to kick off The Salvation Army's annual Red Kettle Drive.
- Has a cameo as himself in Dallas: War of the Ewings.
- Stephen Jones — Son
- Jerry Jones Jr. — Son
- Jacque Jones Huff — Sister
- Eugenia Chambers — Wife
- Charlotte — Daughter
- J.W. "Pat" Jones — Father
- Arminta Jones — Mother
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States (1965; MBA 1970)
- Birth Name: Jerrel Wayne Jones
- Birth Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Profession: NFL Owner
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