Teven Jenkins is an American football offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Oklahoma State. Came into his own as a pillar on the offensive line and shaped himself into a high-level NFL possibility, thanks largely to his combination of size, athleticism, and footwork.
Jenkins was born on 3rd March 1998 in Topeka, Kansas, United States. He attended Topeka High School, where he played football for Coach Walt Alexander. Teven had a great upbringing and grew up on the southeast side of the town of Topeka with the middle-class, blue-collar type of neighborhood and considered as the better side of town.
He was a tall lineman with good hands and athleticism. He also played basketball and baseball. Before leaving his High School, he was said to be weighing 310-pounds with 6-foot-6 in height. That’s a great frame for an offensive lineman, but also a crazy size for a baseball player.
Teven Jenkins Career
The two-time All-Kansas player from Topeka High School started three times (once at right tackle, twice at right guard) in 12 games played for the Cowboys his redshirt freshman season. Jenkins was a respected mention all-conference pick in 2018 while splitting starts between two spots (10 at right tackle, three at left tackle). He also received the 2019 Thurman Thomas Award with Tylan Wallace in sharing. The award designates OSU’s Most Outstanding Offensive Player.
He was also a respected mention All-Big 12 selection as a 12-game starter his junior season, beginning nine at right tackle and three at left tackle. Teven was voted first-team all-conference in 2020 by the League coaches for his play in seven starts (one at left tackle, six at right tackle). He accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl after opting out for the final month of the season. Teven had 35 career starts for the Cowboys and was a starting offensive lineman during his time at Oklahoma State and helped pave the way for All-Americans Mason Rudolph, James Washington, Chuba Hubbard, and Tylan Wallace, who ultimately led the nation in racing in 2019 with 2,094 yards.
He also only allowed two sacks in those 35 career starts, according to Pro Football Focus. Last season Jenkins started the season at left tackle, but injuries along the offensive line forced him to the right side where he started the next six games. He has played the 2017 Camping World Bowl, 2018 Liberty Bowl, and 2020 Cheez-It Bowl. Now, he is all set to kick start his NFL (National Football League) career soon.
The Chicago Bears traded up in the NFL and selected Oklahoma State tackle, Teven Jenkins, with the 39th overall pick in the second round. Jenkins has been a popular player on mock drafts for the Bears even in the first round. However, Jenkins got pushed down the board. One of the reasons for this may have been the medicals of him that the teams received. For the 2020 season, he decided to out of the remainder in order to prepare for the NFL draft and also get the time he required to keep improving his game.
Teven Jenkins Biography
|Real Name||Teven Bradlee Jenkins|
|Birth Date||3 March 1998|
|Birth Place||Topeka, Kansas, United States|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 6” – in Centimetres – 198 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 145 kg – in Pounds – 320 lbs|
|Chest Size||44 inches|
|Waist Size||42 inches|
|Biceps Size||17 inches|
|Shoe Size||14 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|School||Topeka High School|
|College||Oklahoma State University|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
Teven lost his mother passed away due to breast cancer when he was just 6 years old. Teven even paid tribute to his late mom with a breast cancer tattoo on his arm. Also, he wrote an open letter to Mrs. Jenkins in 2020. When not on a football field, Teven spends time with his gorgeous red-haired girlfriend Sydney Springfield, a fellow graduate of Oklahoma State University, where she played on the women’s softball team.
In today’s times, social media has become an essential part of our life with everyone having their profiles on different platforms, Jenkins is no exception to it and has his social media presence on most of the platforms including Twitter and Instagram. He joined Twitter back in 2013 and has garnered himself a following of approx. 10k on both Twitter as well as on Instagram.
Teven Jenkins Net Worth
His exact net worth has not been estimated yet. However, college athletes do get a full scholarship, stipend, and other extra benefits. Moreover, All-Big 12 has mentioned Jenkins as an honorable player twice. Now he has become a part of the Chicago Bears and would be playing for them in NFL 2021. NFL players get paid huge amounts depending upon their performances and popularity. Jenkins is expected to make a good fortune by playing in the NFL.
- Jenkins was a multi-sport athlete in high school.
- He was a 3-star recruit that turned into a first-team All-Big 12 offensive linemen.
- Teven can play both offensive tackle and offensive guard.
- He started 35 games in college, allowing just 2 sacks in his career.