Kelli M. Jenkins is entering her second season as an Assitant Women's Basketball Coach at GCCC. Kelli spent the previous three seasons as an Assistant under current GCCC Head Coach Chi Mitchell at Cisco College in Cisco, TX
A native of Plaquemine, LA, Kelli was named District 9-3A MVP as a senior at Plaquemine High School (PHS) averaging 17.6 points, 7.2 assists and 6.2 rebounds per-game during the 2007-2008 season. While at PHS, Kelli received numerous honors including multiple All-State, All-Baton Rouge Metro, All-Iberville Parish and All-District selections. In additon to basketball, Kelli was a member of the PHS Track and Field team and severd as treasurer of Key Club, Student Concils and was a member of the Beta Club and a Peer Mediator.
Upon graduating from high school, Kelli attended Southeastern Louisiana University where she continued to develop as a member of the Lady Lions basketball squad from 2008-2012. As an explosive reserved point guard her first year, she appeared in all 30 games leading the Lady Lions and Southland Conference with 92 assists. In 2009-10, she started in all 30 games, finishing with 120 assists; the most by a Lady Lion since 1995-96 and ranked fourth in the Southland Conference in assist per game only needing 12 to break into the school’s career top ten. Finishing among the Southland Conference leaders in points per game, assist per game and field goal percentage, Kelli tied a school record with an 8-for-8 performance from the free throw line and entered her senior year ranked sixth in the school’s history with 317 assists.
At the end of her career at Southeastern, Kelli was named to the 2011-12 Louisiana Sports Writer Association Women’s Basketball Collegiate Team. She was also ranked second in the Southland conference for assists. Kelli left her footprints in the Lady Lions basketball program with such accomplishments as entering the 1,000 career point record, career free throws made, fourth in career assists, and second in career games played.
She graduated in 2012 with a B.S. degree in Business Management with a concentration in Computer Information Systems. In 2018 Kelli received her Masters Degree in Coaching and Athletic Administration from Concordia University-Irvine.