Ambition has always been there for Mac Jones, even at age 7. Spelling, however, came along a little later.
“When I grow up I want to be A football playr I mit be in the NFL I do not no wut team I will be on,” Jones wrote, in a letter shared by WCVB.
Mac Jones, this year’s No. 1 draft pick for the #Patriots, wrote about his goal of becoming an #NFL player when he was 7 years old. It’s awesome to see his dream come true! ❤️🏈 #NFLDraft #dreamcometrue #goals https://t.co/gp1WNd64AH
— WCVB-TV Boston (@WCVB) April 30, 2021
Jones, the Patriots’ first-round selection in the NFL Draft, had quite the imagination and confidence as a kid.
He also wrote a letter on the last day of fifth grade saying that he’s feeling good about his girlfriend because he just won the award for most likely to become the best all-around athlete in the Class of 2017.
“I’m very funny,” Jones said, “and Mama Collins says I’m quite the ladies man. Mrs. Collins said by now I will have a full athletic scholarship. I probably will play Q.B. just like now.”
He closed by saying that he hopes he goes to the prom with one of three people, including his then-girlfriend, Angel Fuentes. It appears he was keeping his options open.
It’s unclear if Jones’ prom plans worked out, but his quarterback prediction certainly did.
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