St. Paul Remembrance
St. Paul A.M.E. Church and Steward Steve Jones pay homage to Brother Dwight Jones. Mr. Dwight Jones is a Houston Native. A graduate of Wheatley High School, Dwight went on to play basketball at the University of Houston as well. The Atlanta Hawks drafted Jones 9th overall in the 1973 NBA Draft. During his career Dwight played forward/center for the Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers. He was also a member of the U.S. Olympic team. Dwight passed away at the age of 64 on July 25, 2016. His brother, Steve Jones, is a former Harlem Globetrotter. Steve, now a Steward at St. Paul A.M.E., is running youth basketball camps and programs at St. Paul’s multi-purpose building. The camps encourages kids to work hard to attain their life goals. Steward Steve Jones also runs an open gym every Wednesday at 6:00pm.