Jason Jenkins was the senior vice president of communications and community affairs of the Miami Dolphins which he hold from 2015 until his death in 2022. He joined the Miami Dolphins in 2009.
Jenkins graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism in 1997 from Texas Tech. A Houston native, he was honored with an Outstanding Alumni Award in 2017 and later gave the commencement address.
Prior to the Dolphins, he worked for the 49ers, Texas Southern University, and Lehigh University.
Jason Jenkins Illness: Did Jason Jenkins Die Of Heart Attack?
Jason Jenkins died on August 27, 2022, at the age of 47. He passed away hours before Miami’s game against the Eagles.
“I am heartbroken,” Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said in a statement. “Jason Jenkins was an icon in the Miami community, and above all a kind and incredible family man. His dedication to our organization was unmatched. He was my friend but most of all he was a generous soul. My heart is with Elizabeth and his children tonight. The Jenkins family will always be a part of the Dolphins family.”
The cause of his death is swept under the carpet, as it’s unknown whether he dies of a heart attack or not.