Matt Jenkins
Matt Jenkins
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Kensington, Calif.
High School: Lick-Wilmerding

PERSONAL-BEST 8K - 25:49.14 - Millikin Classic - 9/29/2017

2017-18: Captured first during the season-opening Greenville Dual meet on Sept. 1 with a time of 19:12.7 in a 5.83K ... Ran to a season-best 25:49.14 at the Millikin Classic on Sept. 29 ... Academic all-UAA.

2016-17: Ran in two races this season, finishing the 8K course at the Brooks Invitational in 28:02.0 and the three-mile course at the North Central Red/White Open in 15:47.83 ... Academic all-UAA for cross country.

2015-16: Ran a career-best 26:54.1 at the Oshkosh/AAE Invite.

HIGH SCHOOL: Team captain and four-year letterwinner in cross country at Lick-Wilmerding High School ... Also lettered four years in track & field ... Set cross country school records at the team's home course, the BCL Championship and the Stanford Invitational in 2014 ... Named the cross country MVP in 2014-15 ... Set the 3,200 school record in 2014 ... Received Most Improved Award for track & field in 2014 ... Named the Male Athlete of the Year in 2015 ... Three-time All-League in cross country (2013-15).

PERSONAL: Majoring in mechanical engineering ... Son of James Jenkins and Ellen Morrissey.