- U.S. National Team: U-17 WNT
- Position: Forward
- Date Of Birth: Jan. 5, 1995
- Height: 5-9
- Hometown: Harriman, Utah
- Previous National Teams: U-15 GNT
- Club: Sparta SC
U.S. National Teams: A member of the U.S. team that won the 2012 CONCACAF U-17 Women’s Championship in Guatemala and qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Played in two games in Guatemala, starting one, and scored one goal against Panama … Scored twice against the China U-17s during a match in August … First call-up with the U.S. U-17s came in April of 2011 … Attended the U.S. Soccer U-14 I.D. Camp in 2009.
College / High School: Has verbally committed to attend UCLA in the fall of 2013 … Attends Riverton High School … An All-Region and All-State selection for the Silverwolves … The top goal scorer in 5A in the state in the Utah … Has been team captain her junior and senior years.
Club: Has played for Sparta United from U-13s until present … Has captained her club for the past five years … Played for the USA club in West Jordan for two years before joining Sparta … Won the 2012 State Cup with Sparta.
Personal: Full name is Darian Michelle Jenkins … Nickname is D … On the honor roll … Likes dancing and just hanging out with friends … Could have the most hair on the team … Her father, Cody, is a former bull rider who now fixes powers lines and her mom rode horses … Three words that best describe her off the field are “goofy, sweet and easy-going” … Three words that best describe her on the field are “intense, speedy and strong” … Best present she has received is a necklace from her dad that she always wears … Her favorite class is sports psychology … Favorite food is sushi … Favorite snack is Fruit Roll-Ups … Favorite soccer players are Brandi Chastain and Neymar and Marcelo … Best soccer moment so far is representing her country in World Cup qualifying … Has an English Mastiff named Matty … Likes watching TV shows Jersey Shore and Awkward … Favorite super hero is Batman … Favorite cereal is Peanut Butter Cap’n Crunch … Favorite dessert is a half-cooked chocolate chip cookie with milk … Favorite smell is cotton candy … Her biggest supporters in her life are her grandpa Reed, her grandma Peggy, her uncle Zach, as well as her parents, her four siblings and her coach, Ab Reese.