James Bell scores 25 points and grabs 14 rebounds in victory.
A gifted offensive player with soft hands and an accurate shooting stroke ... A quality 3-point shooter who also sees the floor well ... Can operate on the interior or the perimeter ... Brings an excellent feel for the game that helps him make plays for others.
GONZAGA COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL
Helped lead the Eagles to a 30-9 finish as a senior ... Tabbed 2012-13 Boys Basketball All-Met Player of the Year by the Washington Post ... Averaged 18.3 points and 10.3 rebounds and 3.3 steals per outing in 2012-13 ... Scored 31 points and added 12 rebounds in a nationally televised victory over Salesian High School (Cal.) as a senior ... A two time WCAC and District of Columbia Gatorade player of the year selection ... Averaged 20.6 points and 10.4 rebounds per game as a junior in 2011-12 ... Considered Clemson, Miami, and Xavier as well as Villanova.
Parents are Felicia Jenkins and Kelvin Jenkins ... Guardians are Nate and Melody Britt ... Siblings include Kaiya and Kelci Jenkins along with Nate Britt Jr., and Natayla Britt ... Born November 20, 1993 in Columbia, S.C.
Head Coach Jay Wright on Jenkins: "Kris brings incredible skill, toughness and great basketball IQ to our team. He comes from a tremendous program with a great coach in Steve Turner. He will be a favorite of the Nova Nation."