Tad graduated from Oologah High School in 1991 and then went to the University of Mississippi as a walk-on QB.
Jones served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives as the Majority Floor Leader. Jones was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1998. Due to term limits placed on him by the Oklahoma Constitution, his final term ended in November 2010.
Jones was born in Tucson, Arizona on October 23, 1972.
Tad Jones transferred to the University of Tulsa in 1993 where he was a walk-on QB for the Golden Hurricane and he eventually gained a football scholarship. He graduated from Tulsa University in 1996 and he earned a degree in marketing.
Jones entered the Legislature in 1998 as a Republican in the then Democrat-controlled Oklahoma House of Representatives. Foreign several years, rarely did more than one of his bills become law.
By 2005, however, Jones was seeing more success with three bills from the 2005 legislative session signed into law, including the "Inpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment of Minors Acting".
Prior to becoming House Majority Leader, Jones served as the chair of the House education committee.
Jones is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Rotary International.
Married Samantha Hamilton Jones. Children: Logan Benjamin, Blake Alexander.