Mike Jenkins (November 3, 1982 – November 28, 2013) was an American professional strongman competitor from Westminster, Maryland .  Jenkins worked as a high school athletics director when not competing as a strongman.  He was a college and professional football player before switching over to strongman competition in 2007.  He won the Maryland's Strongest Man contest in 2007 which qualified him for the North American amateur national strongman championships later that year and he placed sixth in that contest.  He placed second in the North American nationals in 2009.