Projected Opening Fall 2024
About Clay Jones
Clay Jones was the youngest son of Barry and Linda Jones, and the brother of Casey and Corby Jones. Clay was an outstanding honor student athlete who loved football, basketball, track and skiing. Clay was a 16 year old 10th grader when he was struck by lightning while practicing football at Forney high School on August 29, 1995. He died on September 2, 1995 and his organs were donated to save multiple lives. Through the Clay Jones Legacy Foundation, hundreds of scholarships have been presented to high school seniors in the community. Also, his death played a part in high schools adopting new safety measures to protect players from inclement weather over the last 25 years.