Jenkins was born on September 15, 1951 in Anderson, Indiana.
He presently teaches at Grand Valley State University. Previous
positions include Music Director at Peace Lutheran Church
in Holland, MI; Music Director at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic
Church in Holland, MI; Music Director at St. Joseph's Church
in South Bend, IN; Music Director at St. Timothy's Church
in Trenton, MI; Music Director at First Presbyterian Church
in Detroit, MI; Music Director at St. Damian's Church in
Westland, MI; and Music Director at St. John's Episcopal
Church in Oscoda, MI. Educational background includes an
MM from Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, and a BM from Wayne State
University in Detroit.