Kris Jenkins Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Abhijeet Modi
Jan 31, 2024 By Abhijeet Modi
Originally Published on Jun 28, 2022
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Read out this article to know about Kris Jenkin's birthday, height, age, family life, relationship, career highlights, and a few interesting facts related to him.
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About Kris Jenkins

Kris Jenkins is a former basketball player from America.

The 29 year old is best known for being a three-time All-Pro. Besides, he gained popularity after hitting the buzzer-beating three-pointer, which led to his winning the NCAA Tournament in 2016.

Jenkins was born in Columbia. He had also played basketball for his college team, Villanova Wildcats. In 2017, as a professional, he played for the Sioux Fall Skyforce and Yakima SunKings.

Kris Jenkins' Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kris Jenkins’ net worth?

According to several online sources, Kris Jenkins has an estimated net worth of $14 million. His net worth is primarily attributed to his basketball career. He is also ranked as one of the richest football players.

How much does Kris Jenkins earn per year?

No information regarding his annual earnings is available.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kris Jenkins?

Kris Jenkins stands at the height of 6 ft 6 in (198 cm).

How old is Kris Jenkins?

As of 2022, Kris Jenkins is 29 years old. Kris was born on November 20, 1993, in Columbia, South Carolina, United States.

Childhood And Education

Kris Jenkins was born on November 20, 1993, in South Carolina, United States. He was born to Felicia Jenkins and Kelvin Jenkins, although he was raised by Nate Britt and Melody Britt. He grew up with Nate and Melody Britt's son, Nate Britt. His other three siblings are Kelci Jenkins, Natalia Britt, and Kaiya Jenkins. He attended Gonzaga College High School. He was regarded as the 2012-2013 Boys Basketball All-Met Player of the Year by 'The Washington Post'. During his college life, he played college basketball for the Villanova Wildcats. Moreover, he was also in an Honorable Mention All-Big East tournament as a senior.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Jenkins was born to Felicia and Kelvin Jenkins. However, he was raised by Nate Britt and Melody Britt. He grew up along with his four siblings Kelci Jenkins, Kaiya Jenkins, Nate Britt, and Natalia Britt.

Who is Kris Jenkins dating?

As of 2022, Kris Jenkins is single. There are no updates regarding his past relationship records.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kris Jenkins is best known as a former American basketball player.

Jenkins began his basketball career in high school. He was named the 2012-2013 Boys Basketball All-Met Player of the Year by The Washington Post. During the 2003 All-Pro Season, he reached his only Super Bowl. During his college, he played for the Villanova Wildcats, Villanova's basketball team. He played as an assistant in the student-athlete development field. He averaged 4.1 points per game during the freshman season in 2013-2014.

In 2016, he won the NCAA tournament against North Carolina by hitting the three-point shot. This led to a 77-74 victory along with their second national championship. In his junior season, he averaged 3.9 rebounds and 13.6 points per game. He became part of Villanova lore after he hit the winning shot in the NCAA. Besides, this former NFL nose tackle was a three-time ALL Pro during his NFL career with New York Jets and Carolina Panthers.

In 2017, Jenkins became a member of the Washington Wizards for the NBA Summer League. He was picked by the Sioux Falls Skyforce. He was the 14th pick in the NBA G League Draft of 2017. In 2018, he signed with the Yakima SunKings for the NAPB. In the same year, he signed with the Eisbaren Bremerhaven, a German club.

Other Interesting Kris Jenkins Facts And Trivia

  • His zodiac sign is Scorpio.
  • His brother, Nate Britt was also a part of the UNC team against which Jenkin won the basketball championship game with his buzzer-beating.
  • During Jenkin's young days, his mother was a college basketball player. Besides, she was also a basketball coach.
  • After Jenkin's parents separated, his mother took him to Baltimore where he joined Brit's AUU Team.
  • After her mother realized that things were getting complicated, she decided to give her a healthier environment to take his basketball forward. Hence, Melody and Nate Britt adopted Kris Jenkins.

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