Player Bio

A.J. Jenkins
WR #15
Height:
6-0
Weight:
200
Age:
25
College:
Illinois
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FLA
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2014):

REC
9
YDS
93
AVG
10.3
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 17 223 13.1 48 0 4 4 1 5 0 1 0
2014 KC 9 2 9 93 10.3 27 0 2 -2 -1 0 0 1 0
2013 KC 16 1 8 130 16.3 48 0 2 6 3 5 0 -- --
2012 SF 3 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 TEN L 10-26 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @DEN L 17-24 3 16 5.3 11 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @MIA W 34-15 -- -- -- -- -- 1 0 -- 0 0 1 0
4 NE W 41-14 1 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @SF L 17-22 1 3 3 3 0 1 -2 -2 -2 0 -- --
7 @SD W 23-20 2 37 18.5 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 STL W 34-7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 NYJ W 24-10 1 10 10 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @BUF W 17-13 1 27 27 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 SEA W 24-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @OAK L 20-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

How acquired:

Acquired by Kansas City in a trade with San Francisco (8/19/13) ... Signed with San Francisco (6/20/12) ... Originally drafted in the first round (30th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Third-year wide receiver joined the Chiefs in 2013 as part of a trade that sent WR Jon Baldwin to the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Jenkins was originally a first-round pick (30th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft by San Francisco.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. Miami (12/9/12) as a members of the 49ers.
  • Made his first NFL start at San Diego (12/29/13).
  • Has played in three postseason games, recording one reception for 27 yards.

Honors:

College:

Played in 46 games (26 starts) for the Fighting Illini and ranks third in school history with 167 receptions for 2,432 yards (14.6 avg.) and 19 career touchdowns ... Also added 33 kickoff returns for 773 yards (23.4 avg.) and one return touchdown ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in each of his final three seasons at Illinois (2009-11) ... Was named first-team All-Big Ten as a senior in 2011, appearing in 13 games (12 starts), recording 90 receptions for 1,276 yards (14.2 avg.) with eight touchdowns ... His 90 receptions made him just the second player in school history to register 90 receptions in a single season, joining WR David Williams who accomplished the feat on two occasions (101 receptions in 1984 and 92 receptions in 1985) ... His 1,276 receiving yards is the second-highest single-season total in school history, falling three yards shy of passing the single season mark of 1,278 yards set by Williams in 1984 ... Was named the team’s co-Most Improved Offensive Player and Most Outstanding Receiver as a junior in 2010, playing 13 games (nine starts), recording 56 receptions for 746 yards with seven touchdowns ... Appeared in eight games (three starts) as a sophomore in 2009, recording 10 receptions for 123 yards (12.3 avg.) with one touchdown and added 11 kickoff returns for 204 yards 18.5 avg.) ... Played in 12 games (one start) as a true freshman in 2008, recording 11 receptions for 287 yards 26.1 avg.) with three touchdowns and adding 22 kickoff returns for 490 yards (22.3 avg.) with one return for a touchdown ... Graduated with a degree in sport management.

Personal:

  • Attended Terry Parket High School in Jacksonville, Fla., and was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100.
  • As a senior, he registered 41 receptions for 515 yards and four touchdowns and added 40 carries for 251 yards en route to Prep Star All-Region and Super Prep All-American honors.
  • Jenkins’ father started an air conditioning company where A.J. would help him in the summer. Jenkins also worked at Target when he was a junior in high school.
  • Born Alfred Alonzo Jenkins in Jacksonville, Fla.

 

How acquired:

Acquired by Kansas City in a trade with San Francisco (8/19/13) ... Signed with San Francisco (6/20/12) ... Originally drafted in the first round (30th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers.

NFL Career Highlights:

  • Third-year wide receiver joined the Chiefs in 2013 as part of a trade that sent WR Jon Baldwin to the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Jenkins was originally a first-round pick (30th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft by San Francisco.
  • Made his NFL debut vs. Miami (12/9/12) as a members of the 49ers.
  • Made his first NFL start at San Diego (12/29/13).
  • Has played in three postseason games, recording one reception for 27 yards.

Honors:

College:

Played in 46 games (26 starts) for the Fighting Illini and ranks third in school history with 167 receptions for 2,432 yards (14.6 avg.) and 19 career touchdowns ... Also added 33 kickoff returns for 773 yards (23.4 avg.) and one return touchdown ... Earned Academic All-Big Ten honors in each of his final three seasons at Illinois (2009-11) ... Was named first-team All-Big Ten as a senior in 2011, appearing in 13 games (12 starts), recording 90 receptions for 1,276 yards (14.2 avg.) with eight touchdowns ... His 90 receptions made him just the second player in school history to register 90 receptions in a single season, joining WR David Williams who accomplished the feat on two occasions (101 receptions in 1984 and 92 receptions in 1985) ... His 1,276 receiving yards is the second-highest single-season total in school history, falling three yards shy of passing the single season mark of 1,278 yards set by Williams in 1984 ... Was named the team’s co-Most Improved Offensive Player and Most Outstanding Receiver as a junior in 2010, playing 13 games (nine starts), recording 56 receptions for 746 yards with seven touchdowns ... Appeared in eight games (three starts) as a sophomore in 2009, recording 10 receptions for 123 yards (12.3 avg.) with one touchdown and added 11 kickoff returns for 204 yards 18.5 avg.) ... Played in 12 games (one start) as a true freshman in 2008, recording 11 receptions for 287 yards 26.1 avg.) with three touchdowns and adding 22 kickoff returns for 490 yards (22.3 avg.) with one return for a touchdown ... Graduated with a degree in sport management.

Personal:

  • Attended Terry Parket High School in Jacksonville, Fla., and was named to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Super Southern 100.
  • As a senior, he registered 41 receptions for 515 yards and four touchdowns and added 40 carries for 251 yards en route to Prep Star All-Region and Super Prep All-American honors.
  • Jenkins’ father started an air conditioning company where A.J. would help him in the summer. Jenkins also worked at Target when he was a junior in high school.
  • Born Alfred Alonzo Jenkins in Jacksonville, Fla.