Lee Jenkins

Year Inducted: 1985

Category: Media

Schools / Organizations: The Chicago Defender
(Chicago) Wendell Phillips High School
Morehouse College

Biography: Lee Jenkins attended Chicago’s Wendell Phillips High School and prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. He became deeply involved with high school basketball for the Chicago Defender from 1954-73 and again from 1977-81. Jenkins is a past president of the Chicago Prep Writers Association.