Shyheim Jenkins


Shyheim Jenkins is the son of the rapper, songwriter and actor, Jeezy in full Jay Wayne Jenkins and one of his ex-partners. Shyheim’s Dad, Jeezy is famous for songs like Put on, all there, soul survivor, seen all, and the rest.

Jeezy’s Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 in 2005 and would later receive platinum certification as well. Unlike some of his siblings and father, Jay’s second son, Shyheim is largely out of the media spotlight. In addition, he is also more or less a no-show on social media.

And even Jeezy doesn’t seem too fond of talking about his son, Shyheim. So decipher why there is so much ambiguity about the star child. In addition, scroll through Shyheim’s life as Jeezy’s son. Get answers to questions such as how the formerly named Young Jeezy raised his son, is he also interested in the pursuit of music, his current pursuits and details about his mother.

Who is Shyheim Jenkins’ mother?

There is no clear specification as to who Shyheim’s biological mother is. In fact, this is one of the mysteries that Jeezy has carried around for a long time.

Sources nevertheless believe that Shyheim and his older brother, Jadarius’ mother is the same woman, Tenesha Dykes. According to TMZ, the Put On singer’s second son, Shyheim was born between 1996 and 1999.

What does Shyheim do?

Unlike his older brother, father and stepmother, Shyheim usually lives a backstage life. He is also briefly absent from social media settings, be it Instagram, Facebook or Twitter.

It’s also been a while since people last saw Jeezy with his second child.

Anyway, it’s pretty understandable from his lesser camera appearance that Shyheim isn’t very interested in going for the public good.

Shyheim Jenkins, older brother Jadarius has his own clothing line

Jenkins’ older brother, Jadarius is Jeezy’s oldest son. Jadarius was born from Jeezy’s relationship with one of his former partners, Tenesha Dykes, an entrepreneur.

Turn on vocalist Jeezy aka Jay Wayne Jenkins with his oldest son and Shyheim Jenkins brother, Jadarius.
Soul Survivor singer Jeezy with his oldest son, Jadarius. Getty

Shyheim’s brother, Jadarius, is often mistaken for a Colombian rapper who goes by the stage name Lil’ Jezzy. However, a Georgia Riverwood Academy graduate, Jadarius is not an artist like his father, but apparently has his own fashion line.

Owner of the clothing line and a graduate of the Georgia Riverwood Academy and Shyheim Jenkins' older brother, Jadarius Jenkins.
Jadarius Jenkins, the 26-year-old son of Me OK singer Jeezy and the older brother of Shyheim Jenkins. Getty

Like his younger brother, Jadarius is also barely visible on domains like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, among others.

Jenkins Other siblings

In addition to an older brother, Shyheim also has a younger half sister named Amra Nor Jenkins who was born in February 2014. Jeezy had Amra with another of his former girlfriends and musician, Mahalet Gebregiorgis or Mahic.

While Shyheim’s father, Jeezy, has a close relationship with his daughter, Amra, the Go Getta songwriter reportedly doesn’t have a very healthy relationship with his baby mom, Mahi. Due to his father’s current relationship, Shyheim is also a half brother to another sister, Monaco.

She was born at the end of December 2021 by, Jeezy’s relationship with his existing wife, Jeannie Jenkins, talk show host, The realand others.

Shyheim Jenkins Parents; His father had many relationships

Over the years, Shyheim’s rapper father has dated multiple women. And he has also had several children with him, including Shyheim. But as mentioned, it is not exactly clear who the mothers of each of the children are.

Still, the singer almost always had a bad relationship with each of them. One of his baby mothers even filed a complaint against him for missing several child support payments. She also accused him of being a weak father. However, Jeezy denied the allegations. For now, Jeezy is married to the co-host of a reality talk show, The Real.

I Luv It singer Jeezy with his wife and Reak's co-host, Jeannie Mai Jenkins.
Chat Show reality series The Real co-host, Jeannie Mai Jenkins with her husband and rapper, Jeezy. Shutterstock

The couple started dating in November 2018 and got engaged in 2020. They tied the knot in a small ceremony. March 27, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. Nearly a year later, in January 2022, Shyheim’s father and his new wife would have their first child, a daughter named, Monaco Mai Jenkins.

Jeezy once attacked one of his sons; Was it Shyheim Jenkins?

In September 2012, Jeezy was one of the headlines for reportedly assaulting one of his older children and even making death threats.

TMZ’s records at the time showed complaints that the now 44-year-old rapper had a physical altercation with his son sometime in September 2012. glass shower door in a bathroom.

Jay Wayne Jenkins with his second child, Shyheim.
Shyheim, now 23, with his father and Seen It All singer Jeezy.

According to the old reports, Jenkins’ patriarch punched his son in the face, dragged him into the bedroom and beat him continuously. Jeezy then threatened his child that he would kill him.

The R&B artist’s son reported that his father said to him:

“I’ll kill you. I’ll put a bullet through your head now… If I could get away with it, I’d kill you.”

Jeezy’s son stated that he tried to escape his father’s attack, but the South Carolina-born singer blocked him in the stairwell with the help of his bodyguard.

Jeezy’s offspring also said that his father strangled and beat him repeatedly. Despite all this, it took more than a year for the police to arrest Shyheim’s father. He is said to have turned himself in to authorities after the court issued a warrant for his arrest.

After the arrest, Jeezy’s bail was set at approximately $45,000. Police charged Jeezy with battery, false imprisonment and making terrorist threats against his own son. Jeezy has not previously commented on the matter. However, his lawyer told the people that the case would resolve itself.

So who really got the beatings from Jeezy?

What remains unknown in all of these to this day is which of Jeezy’s sons was really the victim here; Shyheim or his older brother, Jadarius Jenkins. Jeezy’s second son, Shyheim was 13 at the time, while his brother, Jadarius was 17.

None of the sources at the time clearly stated which of Jeezy’s boys was the one who took the hit. Speculation project Jadarius, the eldest was 16 at the time. However, a few months before the incident, Jeezy had shared a photo of his first son on his Instagram with the caption:

Father’s Day with my Lil Husband nothing better! #itsthaworld

On the other hand, Shyheim, Jeezy’s second son, was 13 at the time of the incident and thus a minor.

In light of that, it is believed that the media or the police did not choose to reveal whether he was the real victim. Jeezy later explained that he had never made such threats against his son, claiming that it was rather an intent by his child’s mother.

Jeezy, who is now 44 years old, admitted to pushing his son but said he never physically hurt him. Apparently the reason behind the altercation was that Jeezy was talking about his kid not being allowed to be a punk kid with an attitude.

Several years later, one of Jeezy’s sons would again become involved in an altercation. Only this time it was confirmed that this son was the eldest of the USDA member, Jadarius. To say more, the brawl was apparently quite serious. During the argument, Shyheim’s brother suffered a knife wound to the face. In addition, the dispute also left one of the men involved dead.

Jeezy preferred Shyheim not to pursue music

The six-foot-tall Jeezy is one of the few celebrities who didn’t want their kids to follow what made them famous. In September 2014, during a conversation with All HipHop, the winner of the Ozone Awards explained why he didn’t want his sons to start making music.

One of the reasons things escalated between him and one of his sons in 2012 was that Jeezy warned his child that chasing music was no fun. During an interview, the Pressure singer reported saying to his son:

This is no different than being in a Martin Luther King situation or Malcolm X. When you say these words, you must insist.

Even when Maxim in November 2015, Jeezy asked if he let his kids follow music as a career, Jeezy said:

No, I would never let that happen. No! It’s a different game.

The father of two of the time revealed that he would also let his sons know if their piece was bad and give them honest opinions about their songs.


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