Jenkins at Redskins training camp in 2011.
|No. 99 Washington Redskins|
|Date of birth:April 24, 1988|
|Place of birth: Clemson, South Carolina|
|High School: Clemson (SC) Daniel|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)|
|NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 2 / Pick: 41|
|Debuted in 2012 for the Washington Redskins|
|*Washington Redskins ( 2011–present)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012|
Jarvis Jenkins (born April 24, 1988) is an American football defensive end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Redskins with the 41st pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He played college football at Clemson University.
2011 NFL Draft
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 4 in||310 lb||5.08 s||1.78 s||2.93 s||4.83 s||7.42 s||26.5 in||8 ft 2 in||17 rep|
Jenkins was selected ninth in the second round, 41st overall, by the Washington Redskins in the 2011 NFL Draft. The Redskins signed Jenkins to a four-year, $4.783 million contract with a $1.978 million signing bonus on July 29, 2011. Jenkins missed the entire 2011 season after tearing his ACL in a preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, spending his entire rookie season on injured reserve.
After seven months of rehabilitation, Jenkins was cleared to play on April 11, 2012. He made his NFL debut in the 2012 season opener against the New Orleans Saints. After Adam Carriker was placed on injured reserve, Jenkins had his first career start in Week 3 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
- NFL Draft Scout
- NFL Combine Profile
- Fitzgerald, Gary. "Redskins Sign All 12 Draft Picks Prior to Camp". redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Sign-All-12-Draft-Picks-Prior-to-Camp/e54da0dd-e688-4b5a-8fd5-c54dfbf4ff5b. Retrieved July 29, 2011.
- Campbell, Rich (August 7, 2011). "A closer look at the Redskins' two biggest rookie contracts". The Washington Times. http://www.washingtontimes.com/blog/redskins-watch/2011/aug/7/closer-look-redskins-two-biggest-rookie-contracts/. Retrieved December 16, 2012.
- "Jarvis Jenkins continues recovery from knee surgery". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/post/jarvis-jenkins-continues-recovery-from-knee-surgery/2011/10/22/gIQAp7cl6L_blog.html. Retrieved October 22, 2011.
- Jones, Mike (April 11, 2012). "Jarvis Jenkins cleared to play football". The Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/football-insider/post/jarvis-jenkins-cleared-to-play-football/2012/04/11/gIQAEklvAT_blog.html. Retrieved April 12, 2012.
- Walker, Andrew (September 19, 2012). "Jenkins, Jackson Ready For Regular Action". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Jenkins-Jackson-Ready-For-Regular-Action/824271d5-b76b-4761-9e16-767a7beccbac. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
- Tinsman, Brian (July 27, 2013). "Jarvis Jenkins: ‘I Hurt My Defense’". Redskins.com. http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Jarvis-Jenkins-%E2%80%98I-Hurt-My-Defense%E2%80%99/77868447-2278-4f6d-8f57-f526c70be008. Retrieved 2013-07-28.