Marion “Jap” Jones

July 26, 1923- July 31, 2006

Grand Prairie, Texas                         

Booker T. Washington High School (Dallas, Texas)

Wiley College ‘75

Prairie View A&M    

M.A., Education


University of Texas

Jackson State University

University of North Texas

Texas Christian University

 Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame, 1966

SWAC Hall of Fame

Prairie View Interscholastic League Coaches Hall of Fame

Hall of Honor, Dallas Black Coaches' Living Legend, Prairie View Interscholastic League

Marion Brooks Sports Living Legend Hall of Honor



Greatest All-around Athlete in Wiley College Sports