The Minnesota Swarm picked Jonas in the sixth round as the 52nd overall selection.
Jonas's high school coach, Kevin Reed, wrote in a blog post that he "couldn't be more proud" of his accomplishment.
"I still remember the first time I saw him in 2007 at practice in the
Hopkins Pavilion," Reed wrote. "He was a big human even back then and I gave him the
nickname of Freight, it was only fitting. Nick was dedicated and
displayed a work ethic that made him a valuable asset to St. Louis