MIAMI — Jason Jenkins, the Dolphins’ senior vp of communications and group affairs, died abruptly within the hours earlier than Miami’s sport Saturday towards the Eagles, the crew introduced. He was 47.
The group pillar had labored with the Dolphins since 2009 and is survived by his spouse, Elizabeth, and their three youngsters.
“Our hearts are damaged and grieving the lack of a person who was a pricey pal and beloved by so many individuals,” Dolphins Vice Chairman, President and CEO Tom Garfinkel stated. “Jason faithfully served the Dolphins group for 14 years, was a beacon locally, a trailblazer and champion for others, and above all, handled individuals with a kindness and dignity that left an enduring mark on everybody he met. Our deepest condolences and our unwavering assist exit to his spouse, Elizabeth, and his three youngsters.”
Trailblazer. Champion. Sort.
We’re heartbroken to share that Dolphins SVP of Communications and Group Affairs Jason Jenkins has handed away. pic.twitter.com/YzKGnC8S0U
— Miami Dolphins (@MiamiDolphins) August 28, 2022
Jenkins got here to the Dolphins from the San Francisco 49ers media division and was promoted to his function in 2015. He was the driving pressure behind lots of the group outreach packages for the Dolphins, Exhausting Rock Stadium and the Miami Grand Prix. He created the crew’s “Soccer Unites” platform and served because the board chair of the Dolphins Problem Most cancers — the most important fundraiser within the NFL, which has raised greater than $53 million for the Sylvester Complete Most cancers Middle.
The Houston native and Texas Tech graduate was a board member of a number of organizations all through South Florida, together with Anti-Defamation League Florida, Breakthrough Miami, Dolphins Problem Most cancers, Professional Sports activities Meeting, City League of Broward County, Girls of Tomorrow and YWCA Miami.
Funeral preparations for Jenkins might be introduced at a later date.