Philadelphia magazine’s ranking of the 100 people shaping the way we think, talk, work and live right now.
SWATH OF INFLUENCE: Vast. The Eagles safety is the team’s on-field leader and its conscience, raising a fist for social justice long before President Trump inadvertently united the entire NFL around the issue. Off the field, Jenkins presides over a bow-tie line (Rock Avenue), a men’s store (Damari Savile) and a foundation. BACKSTORY: At Ohio State, Jenkins was in the African-American frat Omega Psi Phi; he has the Greek letters tattooed on his arm. WHY PHILADELPHIANS LOVE HIM: Swagger and smarts.