Keith Jones, a former assistant coach and four-year letterwinner at Kenyon (Ohio) College, enters his first year with the Commodores as a graduate assistant. He will work with the offensive line under position coach Cameron Norcross and offensive coordinator Andy Ludwig.
For the last three years, Jones has served as an assistant at his alma mater. In 2016-17, Jones was offensive coordinator, offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at Kenyon, helping an offense that averaged 305 passing yards last year. In 2015, he started his coaching duties at Kenyon as running backs coach.
A native of Detroit, Mich., Jones was a starter at defensive end and tight end at Kenyon, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2014. He spent two years in private business before joining the Kenyon staff.
At Vanderbilt, Jones will be working toward a master’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences.