Position
Guard
Height
6'4
Weight
180 lbs.
Class
Junior
Hometown
Maywood, Ill.
Previous School
Lee College
Major
Sport Administration
High School
Proviso East

JUNIOR SEASON (2016-17)
Got a late start on the season after a preseason physical discovered a leg injury that needed surgery … Missed all of preseason practice and the first 11 games of the season … Played for the first time in the SEC opener against Vanderbilt (12/29), playing a season high 19 minutes, hitting 2-of-6 field goals, including three for five points … Had two other games of five points, including vs. Mississippi State (1-7), against hitting 2-of-6 field goals and one trey … Also had five versus Auburn (2/21), hitting a trey and two free throws in nine minutes … Played in 18-of-the-final-20 games, starting two, averaging 8.4 minutes per game … Posted 1.3 points per game, 0.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game … Had 11 assists and 7 turnovers … Half of eight field goals made here threes.

PRIOR TO LSU
Comes to LSU from Lee College in Baytown, Texas … Averaged 9.5 points as a freshman in 2014, did not play in 2015 and then in the 2015-16 season had a banner year averaging 15.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists … Had 50 steals during the 2015-16 season, eighth in Region 14 in Junior College and over the course of the two seasons shot over 50 percent in both years of play … Prepped in the Chicago area (Maywood, Illinois) at Proviso East High School.

PERSONAL
Born on Dec. 12, 1994, in Chicago … Right handed … Said “… facility, atmosphere” influenced his decision to come to LSU … James Jenkins is his father … Two brothers: Bryan and Breshawn and grandmother De’vater Jenkins … Anticipated major at LSU is sports administration … Favorite food is Chinese and favorite dessert is apple pie … The recently retired Kobe Bryant is his favorite basketball player with his favorite team, the hometown Bulls … Baseball player David Ortiz is his favorite athlete outside the sport of basketball.

Top Career Performances
Points: 5, three times
Rebounds: 2, at Texas A&M (1/11/17)
Field Goals Made: 2, twice
3 PT FG Game: 1, three times
Free Throws Made: 2, vs. Auburn (2/21/17)
Assists: 4, vs. Alabama (1/14/17)
Blocks:
Steals: 1, five times
Minutes Played: 19, vs. Vanderbilt (12/29/16)

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 5, vs. Auburn (2/21/17)
1. 5, vs. Miss. State (1/7/17)
1. 5, vs. Vanderbilt (12/29/16)
4. 3, vs. Florida (1/25/17)
4. 3, at Auburn (1/18/17)
6. 2, vs. Miss. State (SECT) (3/8/17)
7. 1, vs. Arkansas (2/11/17)

 

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