Charles John “Charlie” Jennings was born on March 4 at Newport Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 20 inches long. His parents are Andrew John and Dana DiGiando Jennings of Newport. His maternal grandparents are Julio DiGiando and Charlene and Ned Gamble, all of Jamestown. His paternal grandparents are Renie and Bob Sullivan of Newport and John A. Jennings Jr. of Tiverton.