|22 Darrell Jenkins
An outstanding playmaker that can score ... Will be counted upon for leadership and scoring ... Versatile left-handed guard with excellent ball-handling skills ... Deeper bench should help him have an even greater impact.
As A Junior (2006-07)
Set the ECU single season record for assists with 166 ... Led Conference USA in assists per game (5.5), becoming the first Pirate ever to lead a conference in assists ... Ranked 23rd nationally in assists per game ... Led the Pirates in scoring with a 12.3 points per game average ... Only player on the team to average over 30 minutes per game (33.8) ... Played all 40 minutes against Tulane at home and on road versus Marshall ... Team's leading scorer in 10 games ... Led the team in assists in all 30 games ... Scored double figures in 22 games, including seven of the final eight ... Recorded a pair of double-doubles ... Distributed 12 assists in the season opener against Morgan State and then handed out 10 helpers against Limestone ... Tallied three 20-point games ... Became the first ECU player to score 30 points in a Conference USA game, netting 31 at Houston ... Tied the ECU single game record with eight three-point field goals against Houston ... Dropped in 25 points on the road against Southern Miss ... Scored 22 points in his ECU debut against Morgan State ... Grabbed a game-high and season-high eight rebounds against UNC Greensboro ... Collected four or more rebounds in 11 games ... Registered a trio of steals in four games ... Began his career by making his first 10 free throw attempts.
Averaged 9.1 points and 4.3 assists per game as a sophomore as the College of Southern Idaho ... Led his team to the NJCAA championship tournament as a sophomore ... One of eight players from CSI to earn a Division I scholarship last season ... Coached by Barret Perry at CSI ... Began his collegiate career as a walk-on at UNLV, but did not see any game action, before transferring to Santa Anna College ... Averaged 10.8 points and 3.2 assists as a freshman at Santa Anna.
Graduated from Lassiter High School in Marietta, Ga. in 2002 ... Played with the Georgia Jazz AAU team coached by James Pattman.
Born February 6, 1984 in Anaheim, Calif. ... Parents are Darrell and Sheryl Jenkins ... Major is communications ... Cousin of former Wake Forest All-American Randolph Childress.