Earl Jones (born July 17, 1964) is an American former middle distance runner who won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games In Los Angeles 1984 over 800m. He finished third behind Joaquim Cruz (Brazil) and Sebastian Coe (UK) setting a new personal best of 1:43.83 min. Two years later he further improved his personal best to 1:43.62 min. at a meeting in Zurich. Jones attended Eastern Michigan University and Taylor Center High School.