COACH SPOTLIGHT - Kimberly Jenkins - HBHS BASKETBALL

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COACH SPOTLIGHT - Kimberly Jenkins - HBHS BASKETBALL

Coach Kimberly Jenkins is in her 4th year as the Head Coach of the Lady Wildcats. Last season at Har-Ber, she reached her 500th win as a coach and is currently 541-217 for her career. Before coming to Har-Ber, Coach Jenkins spent 18 years at Valley Springs High School. Her teams won two State Championships in 2010 and 2016 and finished as State Runner-ups in 2004, 2009, 2011, 2015 and 2017, along with numerous Conference and Regional Championships. Before Valley Springs, Coach Jenkins spent three years as an assistant at the collegiate level. Gaining experience at New Mexico State University, Tulsa University, and then to North Arkansas College. As a collegiate player, Kimberly Wilson played for the University of Arkansas for four years. She was a 4-time All-SEC player, SEC Academic Team member, and finished her career ranked third all-time in scoring. She was selected as a 2007 All-SEC Great by the conference. Coach Jenkins' high school years were very successful at Hampton High School (Dover-10th grade) where she played for her father, Coach L.B. Wilson. She finished her high school career with over 3,000 points and was a 4-year All-State player, Gatorade Player of the Year for Arkansas, and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Player of the Year in 1993. After her career, she received an invitation to the inaugural WNBA pre-draft camp. Coach Jenkins resides in Springdale with her husband of 24 years, Quincy, who is the president of DSI. Her son, Lawson, is in his sophomore year at Missouri Southern on a basketball scholarship. Her youngest son, Connor, is a junior at Har-Ber High and is a broadcaster for the Wildcat Sports Network.

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