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Chanise Jenkins
Chanise  Jenkins


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young




Big Challenge Awaits Blue Demons in NCAA Opener Against Minnesota

Friday's intriguing matchup against Big Ten foe at Notre Dame will be televised on ESPN2


DePaul Tops Seton Hall 78-68 to Repeat as BIG EAST Champions

Most Outstanding Player Podkowa leads the way as Blue Demons earn automatic berth to NCAA tournament


DePaul Tops Villanova, Plays for BIG EAST Championship on Tuesday

Megan Podkowa led DePaul with 22 points and 10 rebounds


Hrynko Named BIG EAST Player of the Year

Jenkins, Podkowa, January and Grays earn all-conference honors


Jenkins Named to BIG EAST Honor Roll

Chanise Jenkins scored a career-high 24 points in DePaul's win over Marquette


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 -

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 -

DePaul women's basketball player interviews


BIG EAST Champions

DePaul vs. Seton Hall | Mar. 10


BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinals vs. Xavier

BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinals vs. Xavier


Women's Basketball vs. UConn

NCAA Womens Basketball: DePaul at Connecticut (USATSI)


DePaul-Notre Dame Photo Gallery

DePaul-Notre Dame women's basketball


DePaul Women's Basketball in France

The DePaul women's basketball team traveled to France, Aug. 11-22.

Under the 'L' Blog Entries

Demon Notes: 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

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: 23, vs. Marquette (Mar. 10, 2014)
Rebounds: 10, x2 last, at Northwestern (Dec. 1, 2013)
Assists: 10, x3 last, Marquette (Jan. 29, 2014)
Steals: 5, at Georgetown (Jan. 22, 2014)
Blocked Shots: 2, Yale (Nov. 17, 2013)
Field Goals: 8, at Bradley (Dec, 29, 2013)
Field Goal Attempts: 16, vs. Washington (Dec. 20, 2013)
3pt. Field Goals: 4, x4 last, vs. Washington (Dec. 20, 2013)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 11, vs. Washington (Dec. 20, 2013)
Free Throws: 7, vs. Marquette (Mar. 10, 2014)
Free Throw Attempts: 8, x2 last, vs. Marquette (Mar. 10, 2014)
Minutes: 40 x2 last at Pittsburgh (Mar. 2, 2013)
Games in Double-Figures: 29
20-point: 3
5+ Assists:
7+ Assists: 14
10+ Assists: 3
10+ Rebounds: 2
Double-Double: 2