Charles Jenkins (Hofstra)
Height: 6-3 Weight: 220
Hometown: Queens, NY
Career: Has 1,767 career points in 95 career games, eighth in Hofstra history…Also eighth at Hofstra with 331 career assists, ninth in steals with 156, and 15th with 114 career three-pointers…Has scored in double figures 90 times in 96 career games, including eight games of 30 points or more and 43 of 20 points or more…Ninth player to win two Haggerty Awards as the top player in the New York Metropolitan area in the 77-year history of the honor…Preseason first-team Mid-Major All-American from Rivals.com in 2010 (along with Elias Harris of Gonzaga, Ryan Rossiter of Siena, Shelvin Mack of Butler and Orlando Johnson of Cal-Santa Barbara)...Has career averages of 18.6 points and 4.6 rebounds per game...Has career shooting percentages of 43.5 percent from the field, 80.6 percent from the free throw line, and 36.3 percent from three-point territory.
2009-10: Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year…Haggerty Award winner (top player in Metropolitan New York)…Honorable Mention Associated Press All-American…First team NABC All-District…All-Northeast District selection from Basketball Times…First team CollegeHoops.Net Mid-Major All-American…CollegeInsider.Com Mid-Major All-American…Second team All-ECAC…Four-time CAA Player of the Week (Dec. 7, Feb. 1, Feb. 15, March 1)…ECAC Div. I Player of the Week (Dec. 7)…Averaged 24.4 points in the last 14 games (Hofstra went 11-3 in that span), while scoring at least 20 in 13 of them…Had 24 points in both of Hofstra's CAA Tournament games…Had 30 or more points three times in a four-game span: 32 points on Feb. 10 vs. Drexel, 30 on Feb. 16 at Delaware and 31 on Feb. 20 vs. Rider…Had 20 points, eight rebounds and seven assists in a Feb. 23 win at Northeastern, including eight points in a closing 12-1 run to win the game…Scored a career-high 38 points in a Nov. 30 win over Fairfield…Had a team-high 23 points (18 in the second half) in Hofstra's opener at No. 1 Kansas on Nov. 13... Scored 25 points (21 in the second half) and added eight assists in a 76-67 loss to No. 12 Connecticut on Nov. 17… Had a team-high 24 points in a Dec. 20 loss to St. John's at the MSG Holiday Festival...Scored 25 points against Charlotte…Sank six three-pointers in the regular season finale against Georgia State on Feb. 27, scoring 24 points…One of only five players in the country who averaged at least 20 points, four rebounds and three assists per game…Ranked 20th nationally in scoring (20.6 ppg)…Had 25 straight games in double figures, including nine straight of 20 or more to close out the season.
Personal: Played for three seasons at Springfield Gardens High School…Named to the All-New York City team by the New York Post, and the All-Queens team by the Daily News…New York City Player of the Year Award recipient by Student-Athletes, Inc…Averaged 21.1 points, 7.2 assists and 5.1 rebounds as a senior…Averaged 14.5 points and 5.8 assists as a junior and 7.7 points and 5.6 assists as a sophomore…Helped Springfield Gardens to a combined 43-8 record over his final two seasons, while earning back-to-back team MVP Awards…An honor roll student in the classroom…Helped Long Island to a gold medal at the 2008 Empire State Summer Games, averaging 23.3 points over four contests, including 25 in the gold medal game…Has one brother and one sister…Lists Pearl Washington as his favorite athlete…Also recruited by St. John's and Liberty…Coached at the Westchester Rising Stars Basketball Camp…Born February 28, 1989.