“B” Association Mourns the Loss of Desmond Jenkins

Desmond Jenkins (Football 2007) passed away unexpectedly on August 14th at the age of 33.

At Trinidad High School, Desmond was an athletic star as he lettered in football, basketball, baseball and track along with receiving numerous all-district, all-region, all-county and all-state accolades. He was also the valedictorian of his graduating class, voted Mr. THS, was the homecoming king and most likely to succeed. He was beloved by many of his teachers and classmates.

Two of Desmond’s brothers, Quincy Jenkins (Football 2003-2006) and Ahmad Jenkins (Football 2010), also played football at Baylor.

“If you could talk to anyone in Trinidad, they can tell you that he was special,” said Ahmad.

Desmond continued his education at Baylor University where he lettered in football at safety before graduating with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Hankamer School of Business and continuing on to receive his Juris Doctorate from Baylor Law School.

Services were held on Saturday, August 24th, at Christian Life Center in Gun Barrel City, Texas.

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