At a time where all 32 NFL teams are kicking off their offseason workout programs and thousands of teens are gearing up for high school proms, San Francisco 49ers defensive back Don Jones spent last week preparing for both.
Jones returned to his home state of Alabama to attend the Lawrence County High School special needs prom. Eleventh-grade Lindsey Preston became the talk of the town as Jones accompanied her to the Mardi Gras themed dance.
"Lindsey always stayed in contact with me and the family," Jones told WBRC in Moulton, Ala. "Her mother asked me to go to prom with her last year so I told her I would be more than glad to."
Jones, who is a family friend of Preston, was a hit on the dance floor and was seen teaching some of his moves and taking selfies with the kids in attendance.
"Anything I can do to make some kids smile, I would be more than willing to do," Jones added. "I think the most fun was all of the guys, I showed the guys about five or six new dance moves.
"All of the guys followed me around all night and I was just glad I could dance and put smiles on the kid's faces.”
Jones is recovering from a torn ACL suffered in the final preseason game in 2017. He is entering his sixth NFL season and his second with the 49ers.
You can check out a video of some of Jones' moves here.