Q&A: Elgton Jenkins

Number:
74
Position:
Offensive Lineman
Class:
Senior
Hometown:
Clarksdale, Mississippi

What’s your pregame song?

“Work” by Big Boss DDG.

What’s your favorite gameday tradition?

Getting up and preparing mentally.

What are you currently watching on Netflix?

The Tortured.

What’s your earliest memory of football?

My first touchdown while playing tight end in little league.

What is your favorite memory from your time at State?

My sophomore year when we blocked a kick on my birthday while playing in the St. Petersburg Bowl.

How do you handle pregame jitters?

I pray to God and talk to my Grandma.

What is the last book you read?

“Will Smiths Rules for Success.”

What is your favorite college course?

Math.

What is the biggest challenge you’ve ever had to overcome?

Overcame a surgery to continue to play.

What’s the main thing that attracted you to Mississippi State’s football program?

The atmosphere and the team bond. 

What is your favorite spot in Starkville?

Spotlight and Touch of Luv Barbershop.

Who is your biggest fan?

My mom. She has been supportive since day one.

If you could only eat one thing the rest of your life, what would it be?

Chicken.

If you could tell Mississippi State fans one thing, what would it be?

Hail State! And don’t stop believing!

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