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Lee Jenkins

Lee Jenkins

Lee Jenkins joined Sports Illustrated and SI.com as a senior writer in September 2007, and he has written more than 50 cover stories for the magazine and co-authored the “I’m Coming Home” essay announcing and explaining LeBron James’s decision to return to Cleveland in 2014.

Jenkins came to SI from The New York Times. Before that, he worked at the Orange County Register and Colorado Springs Gazette. A San Diego native, Jenkins graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1999, which he attended on the Grantland Rice-Fred Russell Thoroughbred Racing Association Sportswriting Scholarship.

Jenkins lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Elizabeth, son, Austin, and daughter, Ainsley. He can be found on Twitter @SI_LeeJenkins.

All Lee Jenkins Stories

Jan. 18, 2010

Special Sauce

For San Diego, the kicking, coverage and return units are vital ingredients

Sept. 07, 2009

2 Minnesota VIKINGS

Brett Favre adds a new dimension to the offense—it's called a passing game—and juices the postseason prospects

March 31, 2008

3 Oakland Athletics

"BILLY BEANE HAS BEGUN ANOTHER RENOVATION--THIS ONE MASSIVE EVEN BY HIS STANDARDS."