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Alfred Donnell Jenkins (born January 25, 1952), is a former professional American football wide receiver who played for the Birmingham Americans in 1974 and nine seasons for the Atlanta Falcons from 1975 through 1983. Jenkins was selected to the Pro Bowl during the 1980 and 1981 seasons and is considered the most successful NFL player from the short-lived World Football League.
Jenkins has three children, Kellie Jenkins, Astarrte Waites and Alfred Cornell Jenkins, and four grandchildren, Willie Matthews, Shacquayvia Jenkins, Zancquayvia Jenkins, and Eva Ware. All are black.
- "For Jenkins, career-ending jolt never came; Ex-Falcon still owns record for TD catches". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. July 27, 1993. p. D2. Retrieved April 11, 2010.
To those less familiar with Jenkins, he was Most Valuable Player of the World Football League in 1974, playing with the Birmingham Americans.
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