Janoris Jenkins NFL
Janoris Jenkins NFL
Free agency cornerback Janoris Jenkins, also known as “Jackrabbit,” plays American football. He spent one season with the Tennessee Titans after playing for the New Orleans Saints for two seasons and the New York Giants for four.
Janoris Jenkins NFL Early Life
In Pahokee, Florida, the United States, Jenkins was born on October 29, 1988. Williams Jenkins Sr. Is his dad. Unknown to us is his mother. Williams Jenkins Jr., is his elder sibling. Jenkins played football for the Pahokee Blue Devils squad while he was a student at Pahokee High School. In order to attend the University of Florida, he accepted an athletic scholarship. From 2008 to 2010, he participated in football with the Florida Gators. Jenkins was dismissed from the squad after being found in possession of marijuana in April 2011 despite his impressive on-field work for the Gators over three seasons. Following signing an athletic grant-in-aid to play for the North Alabama Lions football team, he later transferred and spent his final year at the University of North Alabama.
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Janoris Jenkins NFL Career
Jenkins accepted an offer to the NFL Combine and participated in almost all of the drills, skipping only the bench press due to a shoulder injury. He earned praise for his coverage abilities, athleticism, explosiveness, and capacity to read and respond to plays. He was chosen by the St. Louis Rams in the second round (39th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft. He was given a four-year, $4.99 million deal by the Rams in July 2012, with a $2.06 million signing bonus and a $2.93 million guarantee. In the season opener for the Rams, he received his first career start and ended with six total tackles, a pass deflection, and his first career interception.
In 15 games and 14 starts, he completed his rookie season with 73 combined tackles, 14 pass deflections, four interceptions, and four touchdowns. In 16 games and 16 starts, he completed the 2013 season with 61 total tackles, 14 pass deflections, one sack, and one interception. In 14 games and 13 starts, he completed the 2014 season with 59 total tackles, five pass deflections, a forced fumble, two interceptions, and two touchdowns. In 15 games and 15 starts during his final season with the St. Louis Rams, he recorded 64 combined stops, 16 pass deflections, and three interceptions.
Jenkins and the New York Giants agreed to a five-year, $62.5 million deal in March 2016. A signing bonus of $10.00 million and a $28.80 guaranteed million were included in the deal. He was taken off waivers by the New Orleans Saints in December 2019. He extended his Saints contract for a two-year, $16.75 million deal in March 2020. He agreed to a two-year, $15 million deal with the Tennessee Titans in March 2021. He was waived by the Titans in March 2022. He joined the San Francisco 49ers practice team in November 2022. On January 29, 2023, his practice squad agreement with the club came to an end. Jenkins is not yet married and is also not in a relationship with anyone but he has has five children with four different women.
Janoris Jenkins NFL Net Worth
Janoris Jenkins has a net worth estimated to be $5 million which includes his assets and all his career earnings.