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. 
1st place ( points): Brian Shaw of Lupton, Colo., received $72,000. 2nd place ( points): Hafthor Bjornsson of Iceland, received $22,000. 3rd place ( points): Jerry Pritchett of Phoenix, Ariz., received $17,000. 4th place (31): Mateusz Kielszikowski of Poland received $12,000. 5th place (29): Mikhail Shivlyakov of Russia received $10,000. 6th place (25): Vytautas Lalas of Lithuania, received $7,000. 7th place (): Dimitar Savatinov of Bulgaria received $6,000. 8th place (): Martins Licis of USA received $4,000. 9th place (): Zach Hadge of the USA received $3,000. 10th place (3): Krzystof Radzikowski of Poland received $2,000.