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E.J. Jenkins

E.J. Jenkins - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year R-Senior
Height 6-7
Weight 243
Hometown Fredricksburg, Va.
High School Chancellor H.S.
Last School South Carolina
E.J. Jenkins - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2022 (Redshirt Senior): Appeared in all 12 games, making 11 starts at wide receiver for Georgia Tech … Finished the season with 17 catches for 316 yards – good for sixth on the team … Co-lead the team with three touchdown catches … Hauled in three passes twice in 2022, against then-No. 4 Clemson (Sept. 5) and at Florida State (Oct. 29) … Set a career high for the FBS level with 66 receiving yards against the Seminoles … Also hauled in two passes for 54 yards and a touchdown in Tech’s 26-21 win at then-No. 24 Pitt (Oct. 1) … Also caught touchdown passes against Clemson.

2021 (South Carolina): Appeared in 12 games, making one start after enrolling in the spring … Caught eight passes for 117 yards, a 14.6-yard average … Had two catches for 28 yards, including his lone TD reception, in the win over Troy (Oct. 2) … Earned the start against Florida (Nov. 6) … Longest reception was 30 yards in the regular-season finale against Clemson… Named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll … Retains one season of eligibility.

2017-20 (St. Francis (Pa.)): Hauled in 44 passes for 831 yards in two years of action after redshirting in 2017 … Named preseason All-NEC prior to season being moved to the spring due to Covid-19 … Earned second Team All-NEC honors in 2019 … Caught 39 passes for 779 yards (20.0 ypc), including a long of 79 yards … Set the single-season school record with 13 receiving touchdowns … Burst onto the scene with five catches for 125 yards and a 75-yard TD in a win at Lehigh (Aug. 31) … Caught a 10-yard touchdown reception at James Madison (Sept. 7) … Led SFU with 71 receiving yards and another touchdown in a win over Merrimack (Sept. 14) … Caught four passes for 91 yards and a 74-yard touchdown vs. Columbia (Sept. 21) … Hauled in a one-handed touchdown versus Robert Morris (Oct. 12) … Finished with three catches for 107 yards including a 79-yard TD at LIU (Oct. 16) … Caught a 16-yard TD pass vs. Sacred Heart (Oct. 26) … Caught two passes for 58 yards and a touchdown at Duquesne (Nov. 2) … Tied the school record with three receiving TDs in a win over Wagner, posting nine catches for a career-high 128 yards (Nov. 16) … Finished with four catches for 90 yards and two scores in a win at Delaware State (Nov. 23) … Finished the season with 5 catches for 52 yards in 2018 … Scored his first career touchdown vs. West Virginia Wesleyan (Sept. 29).

High School: Helped the Chargers to a 9-3 record in the 2016 … Earned First Team All-Conference honors and was named the Free Lance-Star Male Athlete of the Year… In 2016, caught 44 passes for 1,002 yards and 16 touchdowns, while averaging 22.8 yards per catch … Logged 4,310 receiving yards and 37 touchdowns in his Chargers career … Owns Chancellor records for career receiving yards, career receiving touchdowns, longest receiving touchdown, most touchdowns in a season and most receiving touchdowns in a game … Coached by Bob Oliver … Also played basketball, averaging 21.5 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior.

Personal: Graduated from South Carolina with a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in May 2022 … Pursuing graduate studies in history, technology and society at Georgia Tech.

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