|Rank||Private First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||September 22 1951|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Private First Class Jenkins was awarded the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Private First Class Jenkins was a member of the 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was seriously wounded by the enemy in North Korea on May 26, 1951 and returned to duty on June 26, 1951. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea on September 22, 1951.