Chanise Jenkins
Chanise  Jenkins


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young




Jenkins, Maize, Mitrea Winners of BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Awards

DePaul one of three schools to lead conference with three honorees


Blue Demons Celebrate Successful 2015-16 Season

DePaul Athletics Banquet commemorates history-making accomplishments and academic honors


Four-Time Super Bowl Coach Levy Delights DePaul Audience

Iconic former Buffalo Bills coach addresses McGrath-Phillips Arena crowd on Thursday night.


Blue Demons Best Road Team in Program History

Legacy of 2015-16 season was four road wins over Top 25 teams and record-setting 11 straight wins away from home


Women's Hoops Celebrate a Sweet 16 Season

Jessica January, Chanise Jenkins and Megan Podkowa were named the team's MVP


Women's Basketball: Sweet 16 Interviews

Head coach Doug Bruno and the players talk to the media members about the upcoming game against Oregon State in NCAA Tournament.


DePaul BIG EAST Women's Tournament - Chanise Jenkins

BIG EAST Player of the Year Chanise Jenkins and DePaul host the BIG EAST Women's Basketball Tournament March 5-8.


Women's Basketball Highlights vs. Howard

Brittany Hrynko and the Blue Demons topped Howard, 68-51 on Nov. 17 at McGrath-Phillips Arena


Meet the Freshmen - DePaulWomensHoops.com

Get to know the 2012-13 DePaul women's basketball freshmen: Alexa Gallagher, Brandi Harvey-Carr, Chanise Jenins, Megan Podkowa and Brooke Schulte


Player Interviews - DePaulWomensHoops.com

DePaul women's basketball player interviews


Women's Basketball vs. Oregon State in Sweet 16

DePaul faced Oregon State in the Sweet 16 on March 26.


No. 17 DePaul Falls Short to No. 3 Notre Dame, 95-90

DePaul could not quite catch the Fighting Irish Wednesday night.


DePaul at Baylor

Preseason WNIT Championship Game


Chanise Jenkins is Honored by the Cook County Board

Jenkins was honored by the Cook County Board on June 10 for making USA Basketball's World University Games roster


BIG EAST Champions

DePaul vs. Seton Hall | Mar. 10

Under the 'L' Blog Entries

Demon Notes: Earned a spot on the USA Basketball World University Team Games roster, scoring four points and adding an assist in the gold medal victory over Canada... Made 1,000th point against Marquette on Mar. 1... named to the BIG EAST All-Conference Tournament team... finished sophomore season (2013-14) ranked 19th and second in the BIG EAST with an impressive 2.60 assist-to-turnover ration... earned All-BIG EAST Freshman team honors... averaged 4.1 assists per game as a freshman... earned DePaul's team Free Throw and Assist Award in 2013 and 2014... missed the 2011-12 season after suffering an ankle injury... earned the team's Shirley Becker Academic Award in 2012 and 2013... named to the BIG EAST All-Academic team in 2012 and 2013.

2014-15 (Junior Season): Etched name in the 1,000 point club against Marquette on Mar. 1... named to the BIG EAST All-Conference squad... played and started in 34 games... recorded four double-double games for the season... made 12 buckets and collected 10 rebounds against Butler on Dec. 3... recorded 12 points and 10 assists against #5/5 Notre Dame on Dec. 10... notched 19 points, 12 rebounds (career high) against Hampton on Dec. 22... scored 12 points and 10 assists at Xavier on Feb. 8... had a 24 point career high game against Marquette on Mar. 1... listed third on career assists with 491... made six steals for a new career high at Xavier on Feb. 8... new career high in field goals and attempts, going 9-17 against Marquette on Mar. 1... tied career best four three-pointers twice at Seton Hall and Butler... surpassed career best three-point field goals attempts with eight against Seton Hall and at Providence... tied career free-throw completions with seven and added a career best attempts with 12 vs. Villanova on Mar. 9... played a career high 45 minutes against #5/5 Notre Dame on Dec. 10. 

2013-14 (Sophomore Season):
Ranked 19th in Division I and second in the BIG EAST with her 2.60 assist-to-turnover ratio... finished 15 games with one or fewer turnovers... career-best 10 assists against Loyola and against Marquette... second in the BIG EAST and 45th in Division I with 5.2 assists per game... five or more assists in 19 games... 187 assists as a sophomore is the fourth most in a single-season by any DePaul player... second career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds at Northwestern... one of only three DePaul players to finish with a double-double in 2013-14... led DePaul at the free throw line with her .875 (70-for-80) percentage... made 27 of her last 29 free throw attempts which includes 18-of-19 during the postseason -- BIG EAST Tournament and NCAA Championship... reached double-figures in 20 games... career-best 23 points against Marquette in the BIG EAST Tournament semifinals... scored 21 points in DePaul's win over Oklahoma in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament... named the MVP of the Duel in the Desert Tournament... all-tournament honors at the Maggie Dixon Classic.

2012-13 (Freshman Season): Earned All-BIG EAST Freshman team honors... fourth DePaul freshman to be named to the league's All-Freshman team... captured DePaul's team free throw award after leading the Blue Demons from the charity stripe...shared the team's assist award... earned DePaul's Shirley Becker Academic Award... led DePaul in assists or tied for the game-high in 15 games... dished out five or more assists in 13 games... DePaul-best 10 assists in DePaul win over Oral Roberts... 4.1 assists per game ranked seventh in the BIG EAST... assist average ranked 102nd in Division I... tallied seven or more assists in seven games... named the BIG EAST Freshman of the Week on Jan. 21... just the third DePaul player to be named the league's Rookie of the Week... entered the starting lineup against Howard on Nov. 17... missed the 2011-12 season with an ankle injury after starting DePaul's first two games... .306 (44-for-144) from behind the arc ranked 15th in the BIG EAST... season-best with four triples at Syracuse and against Northern Illinois... season-high 16 points at Louisville... marked the first time she led the Blue Demons in scoring... led DePaul and recorded her first double-digit rebound performance at Kentucky with 10 boards... double-double against Oral Roberts with 10 assists and 12 points... only Jenkins and Katherine Harry recorded double-doubles in 2012-13.

2011-12 (Medical Redshirt): Appeared in two games -- St. Mary's and Samford... averaged 4.0 assists, 7.0 points and 3.0 rebounds per game... earned All-Tournament honors at DePaul Maggie Dixon Classic... missed the remainder of the season with an ankle injury... earned DePaul's Shirley Becker Academic Award.

High School: Helped powerhouse Whitney Young to three Public League Championships from 2009-11.... as a freshman hit all five or her free throws in the final 17 seconds to seal the Whitney's Young's first State Championship title in 2008... Whitney Young finished second in 2009 and 2010 and took fourth place in 2011... led Whitney Young in scoring in 2009 adn 2011... 1,061 career points... IBCA first-team All-State in 2010-11... No. 14 ranked point guard by ESPN... three-time all-state selection... and all-area selection... team MVP in 2009, Co-MVP in 2011... McDonalds All-American nominee in 2011... 2011 FILA All-American... 2011 Chicago Sun-Times Top 25 Players List... played AAU ball for the Lady Fire.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Carla Jenkins...sister, to Chavonne, Debra, and Ryan... grandfather, Robert Jenkins (College of Law), aunt, Betty Jenkins (College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences) and aunt, Minnie Wheeler (Education), are all DePaul alumni... cousin Alexis plays for Illinois State... Communication and Media major.

Jenkins by the Numbers
Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader
BIG EAST Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader
2011-12 Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader
2012-13 Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

Career Highs
Points: 24, Marquette (Mar. 1, 2015)
Rebounds: 12, Hampton (Dec. 22, 2014)
Assists: 10, x6 last, at Xavier (Feb. 8, 2015)
Steals: 6, at Xavier (Feb. 8, 2015)
Blocked Shots: 2, Yale (Nov. 17, 2013)
Field Goals: 9, Marquette (Mar. 1, 2015)
Field Goal Attempts: 17, x2 last, Marquette (Mar. 1, 2015)
3pt. Field Goals: 4, x5 last, at Butler (Feb. 6, 2015)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 11, vs. Washington (Dec. 20, 2013)
Free Throws: 7, x2 last, vs. Seton Hall (Mar. 10, 2015)
Free Throw Attempts: 11, vs. Seton Hall (Mar. 10, 2015)
Minutes: 45, #5 Notre Dame (Dec. 10, 2014)
Games in Double-Figures: 54
20-point: 4 
5+ Assists:
7+ Assists: 20
10+ Assists: 6
10+ Rebounds: 4
Double-Double: 6

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