DeRon Jenkins - Biography

Last Modified: Mar 22, 2022

DeRon Jenkins
Profession: Football player, TV host
Best Known For: Flip or Flop Nashville (TV show)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $5 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 14, 1973 (age 50)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
DeRon Charles Jenkins
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Maggie Donald
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
High School: Ritenour High School
University: University of Tennessee
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 1

Dylan Emori (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is DeRon Jenkins?

DeRon Jenkins is a football player, TV host, a general contractor by profession, and American by nationality. Formerly having played cornerback for Baltimore Ravens, San Diego Chargers, Tennessee Titans, Austin Wranglers, Nashville Kats, he currently presents HGTV’s Flip or Flop Nashville.

DeRon Jenkins (Image: HGTV)

DeRon Jenkins – Age, Parents, Siblings

DeRon Jenkins was born on November 14, 1973, in St. Louis, Missouri, the USA as DeRon Charles Jenkins. The name of his mother is Maggie Donald while the name of his father is not known. The profession of his parents is also not shared with the public. Also, there are no records of his siblings- brother or sister.

Education, Ethnicity

For education, DeRon Jenkins attended Ritenour High School in St. Louis, Montana. He went on to attend the University of Tennessee where he played college football. His ethnicity is African-American.

DeRon Jenkins – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Like most of his early life, details of his dating life, and romantic relationships are well kept from the public eyes. He is currently believed to be single.

His only known relationship was with Page Turner, whom he dated for 5 years. Following their break-up, the pair have learned to make their work relationship work as hosts of the HGTV show Flip or Flop Nashville.

DeRon Jenkins does, however, have a daughter named Dylan Emori. There are no mentions of Dylan’s mother. Dylan was born on September 17, 2000, and joined the University of Tennessee in 2019.

DeRon Jenkins with daughter Dylan Emori (Image: Instagram- posted July 2019)

DeRon Jenkins – Career


Jenkins was drafted the second round, pick 55 of the 1996 National Football League (NFL) Draft by Baltimore Ravens. He played as a cornerback for the American football club until 2000, having started 30 of 63 games, a total of 202 tackles, 2 interceptions, and a sack.

He signed with Diego Chargers (now Los Angeles Chargers) before the 2000 season. Although he played for the club for only a season, he had a score of starting 14 of 15 games, a total of 55 tackles, and 1 interception. DeRon Jenkins signed with Tennessee Titans in 2001 and played for the team the same season. He had started 6 of 15 games and recorded 41 tackles during his time there.

From the 2002 to 2003 season, DeRon Jenkins stayed away from professional football. In 2004, he was signed with Arena Football League’s  (AFL) Austin Wranglers. During his one season with the team, he had 54 tackles and two interceptions. After that, he signed with AFL’s Nashville Kats for the 2005 season. His score for the year included 84 tackles and four interceptions.

TV Host

While playing for Baltimore Ravens in the late 1990s, Jenkins had purchased his first home. While managing his NFL career, he was able to DIY his home- finished out his basement, add a bathroom, and pool table room. After retiring from football in 2006, he still had the passion to renovate.

So, DeRon Jenkins worked to become a licensed general contractor and began renovating houses throughout Nashville and Atlanta. In 2017, he was chosen to be the host of HGTV's Flip or Flop Nashville alongside co-host Page Turner, who is a real estate broker.

He also appeared on TV shows Joined at the Flip (2017), Celebrity Page (2018), Today (2018).

DeRon Jenkins, Page Turner on Flip or Flop Nashville (Image: HGTV)

HGTV host

Other HGTV’s Flip or Flop hosts include Tarek El Moussa, Anita Corsini, Aubrey Marunde, Bristol Marunde, Christina Anstead, Page Turner.

Other HGTV hosts

DeRon Jenkins – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth of DeRon Jenkins is estimated at around $5 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.

DeRon Jenkins – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Jenkins is active on Instagram with thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter, and Facebook.

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