Ken Jenkins (American football)

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Ken Jenkins
No. 31
Date of birth (1959-05-08) May 8, 1959 (age 58)
Place of birth Washington, D.C.
Career information
Position(s) Running back
College Bucknell
Career history
As player
1982 Philadelphia Eagles
1983–1984 Detroit Lions
1985–1986 Washington Redskins
Career stats

Kenneth Walton 'Kenny' Jenkins (born May 8, 1959 in Washington, D. C.) is a former American football running back.[1]

He played in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles, Detroit Lions and the Washington Redskins from 1982-1986. He played college football at Bucknell University. Jenkins retired from the Washington Redskins[2][3] in 1987. He holds an NFL record as the only player to amass 75+ yards rushing, 75+ yards receiving, and 75+ yards on kickoff returns in one game.


Ken Jenkins is the founder of ChurchBizChamber, a Washington, DC based advertising and marketing platform for small business. Ken Jenkins is also a top producer for The Meltzer Group, an independent insurance and financial solutions company.

Ken is a member of the Board of Directors for GotProHealth,[4] a company providing complementary medicine education and national network of practitioners for current and former NFL and NBA players and their families. GotProHealth is a member program for the National Football League Players Association and the National Basketball Retired Players Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Landon School, a Bethesda, MD independent school.

Jenkins is the current president of the NFL Players Association Former Players Chapter in Washington, DC.

Personal life[edit]

Jenkins lives with his wife and family in Maryland.


External links[edit]

  • [1] 'ChurchBizChamber'
  • [2] 'Washington Redskins'
  • [3] 'NFL-Jenkins Career Statistics'