Meet lovely Mrs. Chantall Jenkins, she is the wife of NBA head coach Taylor Jenkins, the current head coach for the Memphis Grizzlies. Coach Jenkins previously served as an assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks and head coach for the Austin Toros of the NBA G League.
Taylor Jenkins took over the head coaching role of the Grizzlies after one season as an assistant with the team.
Jenkins has a strong background in player development and began his coaching career under Rick Carlisle, serving as an assistant for Milwaukee Bucks for four seasons before moving to Memphis. Jenkins helped develop players like Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Michael Carter-Williams, and Jabari Parker during his time with Milwaukee.
With Jordan Farmar taking on an increased role on the Grizzlies’ staff this season, it seems that Jenkins will look to continue doing what he does best: working closely with players to help them improve their game. Whether or not Jenkins will be able to help turn around the Grizzlies’ struggling season remains to be seen, but his track record suggests that he is more than capable of doing so. Let’s keep an eye on Taylor Jenkins as the season progresses and see how he fares in his first year as head coach in Memphis.
Did Taylor Jenkins Play Basketball?
Grizzlies head coach Taylor Jenkins played basketball while he attended Mark’s School of Texas in Dallas. Coach Jenkins was captain of the basketball team for two years before he attended the University of Pennsylvania.
Taylor Jenkins didn’t play basketball in college, and never in the NBA.
Taylor Jenkins College
During college junkyard ball at Wharton University ( Penn), Jenkins earned both his degree: Bachelor’s Of Science in Economics And Management with a concentration In Psychology.
Taylor Jenkins Coaching Career
Taylor Jenkins started his coaching career in 2008, as an assistant coach for the San Antonio Spurs’ affiliate team the Austin Toros under head coach Quin Snyder, later in 2012 was appointed head coach, leading the Toros to playoffs.
In 2013, joined the Atlanta Hawks’coaxhiung staff as an assistant to head coach Mike Budenholzer. In 2018, joined coach Budenholzer with the Milwaukee Bucks, as an assistant coach.
On June 11, 2019, the Memphis Grizzlies introduced Taylor Jenkins as their new head coach; under his leadership, the Grizzliesreached the playoffs for the first time in 2017. In January 2020, he was named Western Conference Coach of the Month and once again in December 2021.
Taylor Jenkins Net Worth
According to records, online Taylor Jenkins has a net worth estimated at $2 million.
Taylor Jenkins Wife
Taylor Jenkins’s wife is Chantall Jenkins, they have two children together in addition to Chantall’s two older sons from a previous marriage.
Chantall Jenkins was born Chantall Lissette Agueda on June 4, 1981; she is one of the children born to Oscar A. Agueda and Cassandra G. Agueda, also proud parents to Chantall’s sister Germeliz and brothers Oscar Jr, and Isaac Agueda (deceased).
Her father Oscar Agueda (b. Nov. 20, 1957) originally from Panama, graduated from Webster University with a master’s degree in Health Administration; Mr. Agueda served 20 years in the United States Army as a flight medic. After he was honorably retired he worked as a Chief Medical Plans & Operations with U.S. Army South, Command Surgeon. Oscar Agurda was 64, when he died on December 15, 2021.
Chantall Jenkins holds a bachelor of science in marketing and business administration from the University of Incarnate Word. She worked as a loan origination specialist for USAA from 2007 to 2013. Before that, she was a loan processor at World Savings from 2003 to 2007, and a sales associate at Banana Republic from 2001 to 2003. She also worked at the front desk for The Caney Guest House in Puerto Rico.
Chantall Jenkins has two sons Alex and Jancarlos Gates from a previous marriage. Chantall and coach Taylor Jenkins got married on July 27, 2013, in Travis county, they have since welcomed two children, son Austin and daughter Avery Jenkins.