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L.J. Jenkins


Events: Bull Riding
Born: 9/17/1987 Springfield, Mo.
Joined PRCA: 2008
PRCA Career Earnings: $189,820.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 1 (2011)
Current Residence: Porum, Okla.

2014 earnings: Did not compete
Wrangler NFR average titles: 1 (2011)
 
Professional
2015 Highlights
• Won Parada Del Sol (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
Career Highlights
• 2012: Won the 128th Silver Spurs Rodeo (Kissimmee, Fla.); finished 81st in the world standings with $13,757
• 2011: Placed in five rounds of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and won the average by 10 points over Bobby Welsh with 501 points on six head; won the Sheridan WYO Rodeo; the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo (Colorado Springs, Colo.); the Wild, Wild West ProRodeo (Silver City, N.M.); the Livermore (Calif.) Rodeo; the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton, Texas). Finished third in the world standings with $161,314
• 2010: Dislocated his wrist on his left (free) arm and underwent surgeries in August and September; finished 267th in the world standings with $990
• 2009: Finished 99th in the world standings with $11,164
• 2008: Finished 76th in the world standings with $16,351

Personal
5-10, 150 … Single … Parents, Larry Jenkins and Sandy Bowers, are both retired … Won his first rodeo championship on a calf at age 8 … New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson designated Nov. 22, 2006 as “L.J. Jenkins Day” throughout Jenkins’ native state after Jenkins won the 2006 PBR World Finals and $288,567 … Was just the second cowboy to ride Voodoo Child, earning a record 94 points on him at Glendale, Ariz. … Has his own bull breeding operation and has an interest in becoming a stock contractor when his bull riding career is over; he has an arena at his place in Porum, Okla., where he holds junior bull ridings … Graduated from Texico (N.M.) High School
 
 
 
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