Nate Jones was born in Washington, D.C. but was raised in various locations, mainly Radford, Virginia. He graduated in 2019 from Bucknell University with a bachelor’s degree in History. While at Bucknell, Nate was a four-year student athlete on the men's basketball team, and a member of four Patriot League regular season championships, two Patriot League tournament champions, and two NCAA tournament teams. He served as a team captain for the 2018-2019 season, which resulted in a Patriot League regular season title. Nate comes to VCU with a variety of experience in the sports industry and looks forward to exploring the business of sports while also learning from the VCU men's basketball staff as a graduate assistant coach with the program.