Meet our team

Austin Jones

President, Founder

Austin grew up in the city of Alpharetta, GA and after graduating high school he attended the University of South Alabama were he met his beautiful wife, Laken. In 2012 Austin and Laken moved to Knoxville, TN for Austin to begin working with his grandfather's company. During his time there Austin learned many invaluable skills, such as: importing, logistics, sales, and warehouse management. In 2016, Austin And Laken started A & L Wholesale Company and welcomed their first son, Sullivan. Austin always had an envision to start his own e-commerce business and he was able to use the skills he learned from working with his grandfather to launch Austin saw that there was a need for a quality sports ball that could be purchased at an affordable price. He also knew that the soccer ball was a great tool that missionaries and operation shoe box were using to spread the Gospel. Austin wanted to make sure that the balls that these organizations were gifting would be able to hold up year after year. Since the launch of Biggz, Austin and his team have been able to supply over 200,000 sport balls to 23 different countries around the world. In 2018, Austin and his family relocated back to Laken's hometown of Panama City, FL , as well as welcomed there second son, Warner into their family. During their free time Austin and Laken love spending time outdoors with their two boys. 

Daniel Cook

Daniel Cook

Sales and Marketing Manager

Daniel is a native of Panama City, FL. With a background in sales and marketing, he wanted a change and joined the A & L family in 2019. With the desire to bring good to this world, he is focused on exceptional customer service and providing the best product for the consumer. When he isn’t working he is spending time with his awesome wife and two kids, enjoying the outdoors and living a very active life.