HoopsHype John Jenkins rumors

June 15, 2012 Updates
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Most of the top prospects did not participate in drills at the NBA combine, but Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld said the team was able to get some much-needed information during their meet-and-greet sessions with the players. They met with Robinson, Beal, Kidd-Gilchrist, North Carolina players Harrison Barnes, John Henson, Tyler Zeller and Kendall Marshall, Andre Drummond and Jeremy Lamb from Connecticut, Ohio State forward Jared Sullinger, Washington guard Terence Ross, Duke guard Austin Rivers, Mississippi State forward Arnett Moultrie, Illinois center Meyers Leonard and Vanderbilt guard John Jenkins, among others. Washington Post

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April 9, 2012 Updates

Former Station Camp High School and current Vanderbilt University standout basketball player John Jenkins announced Monday he will forego his senior season with the Commodores and enter June’s National Basketball Association draft. "This was a very difficult decision for my family and I to make, but I am ready to dedicate myself fully to achieving my dream of playing in the NBA," said Jenkins, in a statement released on Vanderbilt University’s official web site. "The last three years have been the time of my life, and I will always cherish my time at Vanderbilt and the relationships I have made along the way." The Tennessean

April 5, 2012 Updates

When G John Jenkins filed paperwork with the NBA Draft Undergraduate Advisory Committee before Tuesday's deadline it's the second time he's sought advisement in consecutive seasons. Jenkins estimated that 17 or 18 NBA teams provided feedback on his game last season before he decided to return to school. “It was really good,” Jenkins said. “This year I just focused on getting better every game.” CBSSports.com

April 3, 2012 Updates

John Jenkins filed paperwork with the NBA draft undergraduate advisory committee before Tuesday's deadline, according to a source. Jenkins tested the draft waters at the end of the 2011 season before deciding to return to school. The junior guard has until April 29th to decide whether to declare for the draft or come back to Vanderbilt for his senior season. CBSSports.com

March 5, 2011 Updates

Vanderbilt's John Jenkins said he is "not so sure right now" whether he'll be returning for his junior season. The Commodores host Florida today in the last game of the regular season, meaning this could be the SEC leading scorer's last game at Memorial Gym. "A lot of (agents) have been calling my family and stuff, and I haven't gotten too much into it," Jenkins said. "Vanderbilt has been so good to me. I really don't want to leave. But any time you get a chance to play your dream, it's always hard to turn down." The Tennessean

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