The Missouri police officer seen in a now-viral video being hugged and fist-bumped by a young boy while ordering lunch described the heartwarming encounter Sunday on "Fox & Friends."
Griff Jenkins currently serves as a Washington-based correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined the network in 2003 as a radio producer and associate producer.
During his tenure at FNC, Jenkins has covered many national stories including the 2016, 2012 and 2008 election cycles, protests across the country, including those in St. Louis, MO, Baltimore, MD and Ferguson, MO, the shooting at an Aurora, CO movie theater in 2012, the Boston Marathon bombings and the aftermath of the deadly EF5 tornado in Moore, OK. Internationally, he has been embedded in the Middle East multiple times and his coverage ranges from the invasion of Iraq in OIF1 in 2003 through the Battle for Mosul in 2016.
He also contributed to FNC's 2014 New Year's Eve special, All-American New Year, live from New York City. Jenkins often serves as a guest co-host for FNC's FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET) and FOX & Friends Weekend (weekends 6-10AM/ET).
Jenkins began his career at Salem Radio Network in 1996 where he produced Common Sense Radio with Oliver North, a nationally syndicated radio program. Prior to that, he served as an associate producer for Oliver North's War Stories from 2001 to 2003.
Jenkins graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in English.
Stories from Griff Jenkins
U.S. Customs & Border Protection Deputy Commissioner Robert Perez classified the situation at the country's southern border as a "national security crisis" Saturday.
The union representing air traffic controllers across the country is suing President Trump's administration over making employees work without pay.
Sean Spicer blasted a new report Saturday of a secret FBI investigation into whether President Trump was working on behalf of Russia shortly after he fired former director James Comey.
2018 is winding down and that means Fox News Channel's "All-American New Year" is right around the corner.
Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy said Thursday that "it shouldn't be hard" for Democrats to reach what President Trump is looking for on border security.
Former Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz joined "Fox & Friends" to share his experience of working with Rep. Sam Johnson, who will be retiring after nearly 27 years of service.
On "Fox & Friends" Thursday, a Colorado homeowner recounted a viral confrontation with a package thief.
Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk appeared Wednesday on "Fox & Friends" to break down the biggest political winners and losers of the year.
The two police officers who surprised shoppers at a Florida mall by joining in on a flash mob joined "Fox & Friends" Wednesday with their choreographer to break down their now-viral performance.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee reacted to the media's coverage of President Trump's telephone conversation with a child about Santa Claus.
Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan said Wednesday the left continues to "vilify" Border Patrol agents out of "hatred" for President Trump's immigration enforcement policies.