Taylor Jenkins

by John Max 29 May,2021
Taylor Jenkins
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Taylor Vetter Jenkins
  • Birth Place Arlington, Texas
  • Famous Name Taylor Jenkins
  • Net Worth $2 million
  • Position in Team Head coach
  • Current team Memphis Grizzlies
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession NBA Head Coach
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Chantall
  • Children Four

Taylor Jenkins is an American professional basketball coach who is currently serving as the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association (NBA), a position he held since 2019. Early in his career, he has remained an assistant coach f Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks. Also, he was the head coach of NBA D-league Austin Toros for a season 2012-2013. 

Arlington, Texas native, Taylor Jenkins was born on 12th September 1984, under the star sign Virgo. The thirty-six years old holds an American nationality and is of white ethnic background. He stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall. 

How Much Is Taylor Jenkins' Net Worth In 2021?

Taylor Jenkins is currently under a multi-year deal with the Memphis Grizzlies of the NBA. Neither the franchise nor the head coach has publically came out with the financial information about their deal. 

However, looking at Grizzlies' head coaches salary history, Taylor Jenkins is assumed to earn $2.5 million per annum. San Antonio Spurs's head coach, Gregg Popovich is the highest-paid NBA head coach with an annual salary of $11 million. 

As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $2 million. 

Taylor Jenkins' Wife: Know His Personal Life

Taylor Jenkins is a family person. He is married to his wife Chantall with whom he shares four children including two college-aged sons from his wife's previous relationship. The coach says the eldest children “keep him in touch” with the younger generation. 

TaylorTaylor Jenkins's wife Chantall SOURCE: Twitter @TheRandyWillard

However, the Jenkins family are among the low key family in the NBA. They prefer their personal life behind the camera. 

Eary Life & Academics

Taylor Jenkins enrolled at the St. Mark's School of Texas in Dallas where he was a two-time captain on their basketball team. He was an undersized 6-foot-3-inch (1.91 m) forward. After graduation, he attended the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania but did not play college basketball. he earned a Bachelor's of Science in Economics while concentrating in Management and minoring in Psychology.

Coaching Career

Taylor Jenkins started his basketball coaching career working as an assistant coach and a head coach for the San Antonio Spurs D-League affiliate, the Austin Toros in 2008. In 2012, he became the head coach for the 2012-13 season for the Toros. 

In 2013, he was hired by the Atlanta Hawks as an assistant coach where he worked for five seasons long under the head coach  Mike Budenholzer. For the 2018-2019 season, he was an assistant coach at Milwaukee Bucks. 

On 11th June 2019, Jenkins was officially hired by the Memphis Grizzlies as their new head coach. In January 2020, he was named the Western Conference's Coach of the Month after leading the team to an 11–4 record during the month.

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