"Thank you for all the support of the 2013 Greg Jennings Foundation Celebrity Golf Tournament! We raised over $160,000 to help young people follow their goals and improve the world we live in!"

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Born in Kalamazoo, Mich.
Given name Gregory Jennings Jr.
Father, Greg, is a Pastor at Progressive Deliverance Ministries in Kalamazoo, Mich., while his mother, Gwen, is a church missionary
Younger brother, Cortney, played basketball at Wayne State University
Is a first cousin of former Denver Broncos LB Ian Gold; Jennings’ mother and Gold’s mother are sisters
Married his wife, the former Nicole Lindsey, in June 2005; the two had known each other since the fifth grade, but they did not begin to date regularly until after high school
The couple has three daughters and one son (Amya, Alea, Ayva and Aice)

 

 

High School: Was all-conference in three sports: football, basketball and track at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Central High School
Nicknamed “Superman” in high school because of his personality on the field
Played WR, RB, outside LB and DB as a three-time letterman in football
Also established a new school record for receiving yards (1,259) and tied his own mark for touchdown receptions (14, also done in 2003)
Was a second-team all-state selection his junior year, when he had 28 catches for 648 yards and eight TDs
Listed 11th on the “Fab 50″ rankings of the Detroit Free Press as a senior in 2000
That year, along with Jerome Harrison (Cleveland Browns), helped Kalamazoo Central to a 7-3 record, its best since 1975, and its first Big Eight Conference title
Also earned three letters in basketball, helping school to a 24-4 record and a berth in the Class A(highest class) state finals as a senior and earning second-team all-state honors
Scored 32 points in the state quarterfinals against Lansing Sexton and scored a school-record 50 points in a 96-92 loss to Benton Harbor
In track, won the state long jump title as a senior (21 feet, 9 inches), and ran a leg on the state championship 4×100-meter relay team as a junior
Attended the same high school as New York Yankees superstar Derek Jeter
Joins Jeter and Seattle Seahawks RB T.J. Duckett as three of the top athletes ever to come out of Kalamazoo, Mich.

 

 

Community involvement: Started the Greg Jennings Foundation in 2008, and continually holds the annual Greg Jennings Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit charity
Framed and built his first Habitat for Humanity house in June 2008 in Milwaukee with proceeds from first tournament
The foundation also hosted a charity bowl-a-thon in his hometown
Annually holds the Greg Jennings Football & Cheer Camp
In April 2009, was honored with the Professional Achievement Award at 12th annual Lee Remmel Sports Awards Banquet

 

 

Hobbies/Interests: Upon retirement from football, would like to be heavily involved in the church ministry
Plays the bass and owns five guitars
Hobbies include playing basketball, bowling and golf as well as spending time with his wife and children
Also enjoys attending church services
Taped his own segments for "In the Locker Room with Greg Jennings" for FOX 6 Milwaukee

 

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