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Trezelle Jenkins
Offensive tackle
Jersey #(s)
74, 72, 65
Born March 13, 1973 (1973-03-13) (age 36)
Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Year(s) 19951997
NFL Draft 1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 31
College Michigan
Professional teams
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career stats
Games played 9
Games started 1
- -
Stats at
Career highlights and awards
  • No notable achievements

Trezelle Samuel Jenkins (born March 13, 1973) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League who played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1995 through 1997.

Jenkins played high school football at Morgan Park High School in Chicago, Illinois.[1]


College career

Jenkins started 28 games for the University of Michigan from 1992-1994. Jenkins is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., the first intercollegiate Greek letter fraternity established for African Americans. He was regarded by experts for his large size for an offensive tackle.

Professional career

He was taken 31st overall by the Kansas City Chiefs in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played in only 9 games in 3 seasons before being waived after the 1997 season. Jenkins was subsequently signed by the New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings but never appeared in a game for either team.

In 2000, Jenkins was drafted 156th overall by the San Francisco Demons of the XFL but failed to make the team.

Harold's Chicken Shack

In 1999, Jenkins and his wife, Dora, opened a franchise of Chicago's Harold's Chicken Shack in Ferndale, Michigan on 8 Mile Road, made famous by Detroit rapper Eminem.


  1. ^ Trezelle Jenkins, database Football. Accessed August 30, 2007.


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