Recognized as an above average business leader, Jenkins has the distinction for a second year of being selected as a 2009 Five Star Wealth Manager by San Diego Magazine. Voted by unsolicited questionnaires sent from the magazine to 40,000 high-net-worth residents in the San Diego area and subscribers of San Diego Magazine as well as an additional 7,000 surveys sent to leaders of financial service industry companies, Jenkins ranked high on the survey evaluations on nine criteria: customer service, integrity, knowledge/expertise, communication, value for fee charged, meeting of financial objectives, post-sale service, quality of recommendations and overall satisfaction.
In 2005 Jenkins embarked on a mesmerizing journey that has changed not only his world, but the lives of many across the planet. Jenkins became CEO and VP of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Human Factor Development (USA), Inc. (IIFHD), a nonprofit company building the Human Factor Leadership Academy in Akatsi, Ghana, Africa. Working with IIFHD’s President and Founder Senyo Adjibolosoo, Jenkins has been instrumental in securing the grounds, getting the buildings ready and preparing for a fall 2009 opening of the school. Jenkins’ lead-by-example attitude and determination justifies Adjibolosoo’s vision for the Academy to: Improve the condition through programs that will generate Honest and Compassionate leaders who will transform lives through knowledge and understanding.
Feeling a need to do more for his commitment to the HFLA, Jenkins started CauseWorth Insurance, Inc. His extensive knowledge of the financial world along with smart business strategies and a family history of working in the insurance field, allowed Jenkins to establish a business model unheard of in the insurance world. Not only is CauseWorth saving clients money with their policies, as CEO, Jenkins gives 10 – 30% of the company’s profits to the insurer’s nonprofit of choice. He formed Team Cause, a group that reaches out to a different nonprofit working with them for whatever need they have.
Jenkins is an energetic and passionate speaker on the subjects of finances and leadership.