Jones was a five-star high school recruit who started his college career at USC in 2017 before transferring to PAC 12 rival Arizona State, where he played from 2019-21.
He played in 11 games last season for the Sun Devils, recording 41 tackles, three interceptions, forcing three fumbles and scoring a touchdown. In parts of four college seasons, he totaled 132 tackles, 10 interceptions, 26 pass deflections and five forced fumbles.
The 5-foot-10 24-year-old Jones ran a 4.51-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine and then improved his time at the Sun Devils pro day finishing in the 4.4 range.
He joins Illinois’ Tony Adams, and Wake Forest’s Ja’Sir Taylor among the cornerbacks to visit the Bengals facility during the pre-draft process.