LSU Gold
Position
Wide Receiver
Height
6'2
Weight
200
Class
Senior
Hometown
Jena, La.
High School
Jena HS
Experience
3L

A returning starter who has developed into one of LSU’s most reliable players in the passing game … Enters fifth year with the Tigers in 2022 … Takes pride in mentoring the younger receivers at his position … Exceptional route runner with tremendous hands … Rarely drops a pass … Leader on field and in the locker room … Receiving numbers have improved each season going from 5 catches as a freshman to 34 a year ago … Had best year to date with 34 receptions for 502 yards and 6 TDs … For career, has played in 30 games with 13 starts … 62 career receptions for 966 yards and 8 TDs … Sports administration major.

JUNIOR SEASON (2021)
Played in all 13 games, starting 6 times … Started season-opener at UCLA and then 5 of LSU’s final 7 games … Caught at least one pass in 11 of 13 games … Ranked second on team in both receiving yards (502) and receiving TDs (6) and third in receptions (34) … Had best game of career in upset of Texas A&M with 8 receptions for 169 yards and 2 TDs … Scored game-winning TD with 20 seconds remaining against Aggies, hauling in a 28-yard pass from Max Johnson to put the Tigers up for good 28-24 … Scored on a 45-yard reception from Johnson in the second quarter against Texas A&M, extending LSU lead to 10-0 … Had 1 catch vs. Kansas State in the Texas Bowl, scoring on a 23-yard pass from Jontre Kirklin … Made the most of his 4 receptions (50 yard) in win over Florida as he scored a career-best 3 times against the Gators … Scored on passes of 28, 5, and 1 yard against the Gators with the 1-yard reception proving to be the game-winner in the 49-42 LSU victory … Followed Florida game with 4 receptions for 52 yards at Ole Miss and 4 receptions for 54 yards at Alabama.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2020)
Appeared in all 10 games, starting seven times … Fourth on team with 23 receptions for 397 yards and two TDs … Caught at least one pass in nine of 10 games … Opened season with career-best five receptions for 85 yards, including a 47-yard catch … Caught four passes for 65 yards and a touchdown in road win over Florida … His first quarter TD vs. Florida tied the game at 7-7 and capped an 11-play, 75-yard drive … Scored what proved to be the game-winning points in win over Arkansas with a 13-yard TD reception to put the Tigers up 27-24 with 3:59 left in the contest … Had three catches vs. Arkansas and South Carolina and two against Vanderbilt, Auburn and Texas A&M.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2019)
Played in seven games with no starts … Caught five passes for 67 yards, all coming against Northwestern State … Had career-long 35-yard reception in the win over the Demons … Also saw action on special teams.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2018)
Did not see any game action as a true freshman in 2018 … Slow to get college career started due to broken leg suffered in high school.

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-star recruit by ESPN and a member of the ESPN300 coming out of Jena High School …
Caught 111 passes for 1,960 yards and 27 touchdowns while adding 448 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns in his first three years of high school … Doubled as a scoring threat in the return game as well, returning both punts and kickoffs for touchdowns during his career … Fractured his tibia in the first game of his senior season … Played on both sides of the ball, earning all-district honors at three different positions during his prep career.

Jaray Jenkins Career Highs
Receptions: 8 vs. Texas A&M, 2021
Receiving Yards: 169 vs. Texas A&M, 2021
Receiving TDs: 3 vs. Florida, 2021
Longest Reception: 47 vs. Mississippi State, 2020

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