Robert Jenkins
Robert Jenkins

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Gary, Ind.

High School:
Roosevelt

Event:
Sprints



High School: Graduated from Roosevelt H.S. in 2005 ... MVP with school's basketball and track and field teams ... Recipient of school's Athlete of the Year award ... Placed eighth in the 400-meter dash at 2004 state championships with time of 48.9 ... Established a personal record of 48.6 in the 400 at the 2004 regional championships ... As a sophomore, placed 15th in the 400 at states, coming across in 49.6 ... During freshman year, placed ninth in the long jump with leap of 21 feet, 6 inches ... As an eighth-grader set an AAU record in the long jump, recording a leap of 21-11.

Personal: Given name is Robert James Jenkins ... born Sept. 18, 1986 ... son of Robert and Bonita Jenkins ... has three younger brothers, Brandon, Stephen and Michael ... intends to major in business management.