Rod Jenkins, born and raised in Inglewood CA, played all four years at Inglewood High school. After high school he attended Sacramento State college for his first year of college. The following year he attended LA Trade Tech Community College where he led the team in scoring and rebounds and took them to two playoff berths. Rod then graduated from The Evergreen State college where he helped the team get to the national tournament. Rod then went on to get his M.B.A.
Over the last 10 years Rod has worked with various basketball organizations, and is currently the head boys varsity coach at Eastside Preparatory High school. Outside of basketball Rod has two children at home who also love sports. “I am very blessed to be able to share all my life experiences with basketball with my children and the young players I have coached over the years,” says Rod.