Navy Reserve Seaman Henry T. Jenkins, son of Henry T. and Angela R. Jenkins of St. Helena Island, has been promoted to his current rank upon graduation from Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Jenkins received the early promotion for outstanding performance during all phases of the training. Jenkins studied naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. Physical fitness also was emphasized.
Jenkins is a 2012 graduate of Beaufort High School.