Previous College: Attended Buffalo State College. Finished second in the shot put at the 2011 SUNYAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships. Placed fourth in the indoor weight throw and the discus in the SUNYAC meets.
High School: Earned four letters and captained one season at Portville High School for coach Gary Swetland. Finished fifth in the shot put at the 2009 New York State Championships and sixth in the event in 2010. Also played football for the Panthers earning Big 30 All-Star team honors.
Personal: Born April 23, 1991. Son of Haley Holcomb-Jones. Favorite athlete is American shot putter Reese Hoffa. Favorite movies include Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Inception. Majoring in psychology.