Men's Basketball
1-on-1 with Chris Dortch: John Jenkins

Dec. 16, 2010

It’s finals week at Vanderbilt, but sophomore guard John Jenkins, just minutes away from taking an oceanography exam, is putting on a little demonstration.

A visitor to the Commodores’ practice gym wanted to hear Jenkins’ jump shot—that’s right, hear it—and Jenkins is happy to oblige. After a couple of shots that nick the back of the rim but still go in—poor efforts in Jenkins’ mind—he gets into a groove. As his guest rebounds, the 6-foot-4 Jenkins rises off the floor, his body as straight as a No. 2 pencil and his arms tucked close to his side, and begins deftly hoisting perfect shot after perfect shot, holding his follow through well after the ball leaves his fingertips.

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