Taylor Jenkins Biography
Taylor Jenkins is a well-known American professional basketball coach currently serving as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Taylor Jenkins Age
Taylor Jenkins was born on September 12, 1984, in Arlington, Texas, United States of America. He is 39 years old.
Taylor Jenkins Height
Jenkins is a man of tall stature and stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m).
Taylor Jenkins Family
Jenkins was born to his caring and supportive parents in Arlington, Texas, United States of America. However, he has not divulged any information about his committed parents or whether he has any siblings.
Taylor Jenkins Wife
He is happily married to his lovely wife called Chantall and they have four children.
Taylor Jenkins Children
He is a proud father of two children together with his wife and two older sons from his wife’s previous marriage. Nevertheless, Jenkins has not disclosed the names of his children.
Taylor Jenkins Education
He matriculated at the St. Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas. Later, Taylor enrolled at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Economics while concentrating on Management and minoring in Psychology.
Taylor Jenkins Salary
He bags a desirable salary of $2 million per year.
Taylor Jenkins’ Net Worth
Taylor Jenkins has piled up a decent wealth over the years and has a net worth ranging between $3 Million – $8 Million.
Taylor Jenkins Career
Jenkins was a two-time captain of his basketball team, playing as an undersized 6-foot-3-inch (1.91 m) forward. However, Jenkins didn’t play college basketball. During the 2007–08 season, interned with the San Antonio Spurs basketball operations department.
He served as an assistant coach and a head coach for the San Antonio Spurs D-League affiliate, the Austin Toros from 2008 to 2013. He served as an assistant on the coaching staff when the Toros won the D-League Championship in 2011–2012. He served as an assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks under head coach Mike Budenholzer for five years (2013–2018).
In 2015, the Hawks reached the playoffs for four straight years including a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. He assisted develop four of the Hawks’ 2015 beginning five into NBA All-Stars. Later, he followed Budenholzer to become an assistant for the Milwaukee Bucks during the 2018–19 NBA season. In 2015, he also worked as an assistant coach for the NBA World Team (Rising Stars) and the NBA Eastern Conference All-Star Team.
Moreover, he participated in the Americas Team Camp presented by Nike in Mexico City in August 2016. The Memphis Grizzlies hired Jenkins as their new head coach on June 11, 2019. In both January 2020 and December 2021, he was named the Western Conference’s Coach of the Month. The Grizzlies won their division for the first time in franchise history in 2022.