Ronney Jenkins came to BYU from Hueneme High School after setting a national record of 619 yards and seven touchdowns in a single game. He rushed for 2,168 yards and 27 touchdowns his senior year of high school and went on to rush for 733 yards and 11 touchdowns at BYU as a freshman. Jenkins also caught 14 passes for three touchdowns that year. He earned Western Athletic Conference Freshman of the Year and Rookie of the Year by the BYU coaching staff.
- Born in Los Angeles, California
- Mother is Mary Jenkins and grandmother is Jean Cobbs
- Defensive end Shante Carver of the Dallas Cowboys is Ronney's second cousin
- Recruited by USC, UCLA, Nebraska, Colorado, and Washington
- Has one kidney
- Married Kala Bouscean in 1997
- Majoring in recreation management
- Lettered in football, basketball and track at Hueneme High in Oxnard, California
- Rushed for 2,168 yards and 27 touchdowns during his senior year
- Set a national record by rushing for 619 yards and seven touchdowns in a single game
- Named All-Ventura County and All-CIF as a tailback
- Runs a 4.3 in the 40-yard sprint
- Won county championship in long jump and relay
- Set school record in long jump at 24 feet
- Selected as WAC Freshman of the Year
- Rushed for 733 yards for 11 touchdowns and caught 14 passes for three TDS
- Had three TDS off 156 yards rushing and a 34-yard kickoff return vs. Utah to be named WAC player of the week
- Had a 29-yard kickoff return vs. Texas A & M
- Had a 25-yard kickoff return vs. Arkansas St.
- Had a 24-yard kickoff return at Washington..scored first TD vs. New Mexico
- Ran for 74 yards and two TDS vs. SMU
- Rushed for 52 yards, including an 18-yard TD at Utah St.
- Two TDS off four catches for 81 yards and had a 33-yard kickoff return vs. UNLV
- Had a 44-yard kickoff return, 48-yard catch and two rushing TDS at Tulsa
- Had a TD run at TCU
- Coaches' running back of the game vs. UTEP for nine carries and 66 yards, two catches for 16 yards
- Had 109 yards rushing vs. Rice
- Had 91 yards rushing and had one TD on the ground and one TD in the air at Hawai`i
- Selected as the team's rookie of the year by the coaching staff
- Ran sprints for the BYU track team
- Redshirted in football
Ran sprints for the BYU track team...redshirted in football.