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With the No. 113 overall pick, the Los Angeles Chargers selected former Miami safety Rayshawn Jenkins. Here are five things to know about the new Charger safety.

 

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1. Jenkins is one of 16 siblings

Jenkins has 15 other siblings and has had to grow up fighting for everything he wanted to earn. His upbringing has shown through to the football field, for he has an infectious competitive spirit.

2. A star athlete in high school

Jenkins played safety in college and is expected to do the same in the NFL. However, he was a quarterback in high school and a state track winner in the 110-meter hurdles.

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