Matthew Jenkins

Matthew Jenkins Sr

Connecting ~ Building ~ Leadership


Height: 5'10

Weight: 215

Player Number: 1

School or Occupation: YMCA Youth and Family Director

Years of football experience: 20+Years

Get To Know Matthew: Matthew Jenkins Sr. is a Linebacker for the Fort Wayne Wolverines and he works as a youth and family director for the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne since 2017. He has worked as a teacher for Paul Harding Middle School , also where he coached and won a city championship.

Former League MVP, Defensive Player of the year, Alpha Loin Award , 2008 State Champion, 2012 Defensive Raven of the year, 2017 BGFL Football Champion, 2018 City Champion (coach)

Education and Credentials or (Relevant life/work experience):

Paul Harding High School , Anderson University, and IPFW

What else can we say: Playing the game for 20 years has helped Matt connect with people and build lasting relationships on and off the field. He believes that the 2020 season will be about sharing his knowledge of the game as well as setting the tone as a leader through his character and play on the field. As a father and mentor his hopes will be to set the example of integrity, leadership, and loyalty through the game of football.