Austin Jenkins is an American professional wrestler and actor signed to WWE, where he performs in its developmental territory NXT under the ring name Adam Cole. He is the leader of the stable The Undisputed Era alongside Roderick Strong, Bobby Fish and Kyle O'Reilly and is the inaugural and reigning NXT North American Champion in his first reign as well as current NXT Tag Team Champion also in his first reign, under the Freebird Rule. Jenkins is widely known for his tenure with Ring of Honor (ROH) where he became a three-time ROH World Champion, and was the first wrestler to achieve this feat. In addition, he is a one-time ROH World Television Champion. He is also known for his time in New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) where he was the part of the infamous group Bullet Club.
Cole has also wrestled for several independent promotions, including the International Wrestling Cartel (IWC), where he was IWC Super Indy Champion. He has also previously wrestled for Combat Zone Wrestling (CZW), where he was a one-time and the longest-reigning CZW World Junior Heavyweight Champion, Maryland Championship Wrestling (MCW), Northeast Wrestling, and Pro Wrestling Guerrilla (PWG), where he is a one-time PWG World Champion and holds the record for the longest reign in the title's history.