JENKINS ELITEHOOPS Academy is the labor of love of its Founder, local professional basketball standout and three sport athlete, William Jenkins. A Glendale, WI native, (Moved to Prosper, TX 2019) William began garnering athletic accolades early in his life, culminating in being named to his alma mater High School Hall of Fame for his academic and athletic achievements in basketball, volleyball, and baseball. Following high school, William was awarded a four-year full scholarship to play at Men’s basketball powerhouse Valparaiso University where he was an integral starting member of the Cinderella team that prevailed in one of the most famous NCAA Men's Basketball tournament games of all time resulting in the ESPY award nominated ’The Shot' Valpo vs Ole Miss.’ Continuing his basketball prowess after graduating college with a degree in Business & Psychology, William played professional basketball in Europe. Today, you can find William coaching his children in multiple sports and helping young athletes to learn, develop and master basketball fundamentals.
• SafeSport Course completion
• Prosper Youth Coach
News & Media:
• Top 5 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament Moments:
Valpo vs Ole Miss- 'the Shot'
• Valparaiso University HOF
• Nicolet High School Hall of Fame