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Thomas Jones talks about his five most influential books:
1. The Holy Bible (Picture version for kids)
"It taught me about faith and about being a good person."
2. The Henry Huggins Series
"The adventures that Henry Huggins went on inspired me. They also helped me become more creative."
3. The Mouse and the Motorcycle
"The Mouse and the Motorcycle taught me a lot about trust and the benefits that come from helping others."
4. Ramona Quimby
"This book taught me about girls. It is weird growing up and trying to relate to girls. I read this book in hopes it would help me understand the way girls think."
5. Dr. Seuss Books (Green Eggs and Ham)
"They opened my mind about creativity and expanded my horizon as a child."
How you know Thomas:
Thomas Jones, a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, is one of the NFL’s premier players. Among active NFL running backs, Jones is second in the league in terms of productivity with five consecutive 1,000+ yard seasons, since 2004.
Off the field, Thomas is involved in various charitable causes and has a commitment to education by providing college scholarships to students attending the University of Virginia. He is also involved in various aspects of the music & entertainment industry, and his latest business endeavor Outta Pocket Entertainment is currently preparing for the debut album of its R&B artist, Myko Slim.