Sophia Jones poses with her trophy with most of her teammates, family, coaches and other guests.
Members of the Menlo School girls soccer team holding the banner announcing Sophia Jones' recognition as Gatorade National Player of the Year. This was taken a few minutes before Jones arrived.
Sophia Jones and her twin brother Austin. They grew up playing sports together.
Sophia Jones, shown with her soccer teammates, helped Menlo win the Central Coast Section Division I title in the winter.
Sophia Jones walked into the ballroom of Stent Hall at Menlo School on Wednesday morning expecting to be interviewed for her selection as Gatorade's California Women's Soccer Player of the Year.
What she found was a room full of family, teammates, friends, coaches and administrators there to surprise and congratulate her as Gatorade's National Player of the Year honoree. Read the story here.