JOHN JENKINS '64
A two-time basketball all-America JOHN JENKINS '64 was considered the first of the modern-day mobile big men in Greyhound history for Coach Andrew Laska.
Nicknamed the "thin man" by his teammates, Jenkins captained the and led the Greyhounds to a 19-2 record in 1963-64. That team was voted No. 2 in the nation in the final Associated Press poll and No. 8 in the final United Press International. During his four-year career he was selected all-New England three times, all-America twice and was named the team Most Valuable Player in both his junior and senior years.
Statistically, he owned a .507 lifetime field goal percentage, .714 free throw percentage, while avergaing 12.5 points and 8.7 rebounds. He scored 938 points, fourth at the time of his graduation, and added 652 rebounds.
He is now a cardiologist and resides in South Bend, Indiana.