Datti Jinkiri spent the 2019-20 and a large portion of the 2020-21 athletic seasons with the Gulf South Conference, where he served as the Sports Information Coordinator. While with the GSC, Jinkiri provided website and social media coverage for the conference's 17 sports. He also provided color commentary for the 2019 GSC Soccer Championships and acted as the on-site media contact for multiple other conference championship events.
Jinkiri is a former Brilla intern. Over the course of four summers, he managed content for the team’s social media accounts, composed press releases for the team’s website, and performed play-by-play commentary for the live matches.
Jinkiri has local ties and played soccer for both Clinton High School and Mississippi College. He earned his bachelor's degree from Mississippi College in the summer of 2017.