Matt Jenkins
Matt Jenkins
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kensington, Calif.
High School: Lick-Wilmerding
Events: Distance


3,000-Indoor 8:53.11 Friday Night Opener 1/11/2019
1,500-Outdoor 4:10.34 Greenville Select 4/14/2017
5,000-Outdoor 16:16.77 Illinois True Blue Twilight 4/29/2016
3,000 Steeplechase-Outdoor 9:18.62 NCC Dr. Keeler Invite 5/10/2019

Placed seventh in the 3,000m run at the Friday Night Opener on Jan. 11 with a time of 8:53.11 ... Academic All-UAA.
OUTDOOR: USTFCCCA Midwest All-Region in the 3,000m steeplechase ... Earned All-UAA honors with a third place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase (9:25.45) ... Placed 14th in the 3,000m steeplechase at the NCC Dr. Keeler Invite on May 10 with a career-best time of 9:18.62 ... USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual ... Academic All-UAA.

Academic all-UAA.
Ran to a season-best 4:14.08 in the 1,500m run at the Rose-Hulman Twilight Invite on April 20 ... Academic all-UAA.

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.