In a video on Rumble, a Canada-based video platform, Trump applauds Jones for being an advocate during the fallout of the 2020 election.
"He's an America-first fighter, who will never back down to the establishment or the radical left," Trump said in the video.
"I’m proud to have President Trump’s endorsement, confidence and support as I seek to represent the people of Georgia’s 10th Congressional District," Jones said in a statement. "America First movement is alive and well! The squad better get ready!"
Georgia's 10th district covers a section of the state southeast of Atlanta, extending as far east as Augusta.
Who is Vernon Jones?
Vernon Jones is a former Georgia Representative and CEO of DeKalb County.
Jones, who formerly identified as a Democrat, broke party ranks to endorse Trump in the 2020 election.
Jones was a keynote speaker during the 2020 Republican National Convention.
As a state representative, Jones' constituency covered parts of DeKalb and Rockdale counties
Georgia's 10th district race
Republican candidates will contend for the vacant 10th District seat to replace Rep. Jody Hice, who is running for Secretary of State.
Prior to Jones' announcement, the contenders included Patrick Witt, Mike Collin and State Rep. Timothy Barr.