Janelle Jenkins brings extensive expertise supporting attorneys and firm clients in the marijuana industry. She excels at supporting transactional matters as well as regulatory compliance issues.
Janelle Jenkins is a Chicago Booth MBA graduate who delights in helping others live freely and authentically. With extensive leadership and organizational experience gained both within the public sector and nonprofit realms, she brings joyous empowerment to others.
Early Life and Education
Janelle Jenkins is an accomplished professional with proven her leadership abilities across both public and private sectors, such as DaimlerChrysler, Citi, KIPP Delta Public Schools, Ross School of Business at University of Michigan and The Broad Center.
Janelle is also a mother to two young children. Avielle, her eldest, is an accomplished competitive dancer; social media accounts often showcase photos and videos featuring Avielle performing her moves on stage.
Janelle holds postgraduate qualifications in environmental and agricultural science, and has extensive experience working with rural communities throughout Southern NSW on practical land management issues. She boasts an outstanding track record in developing and delivering successful community projects.
Jenkins also boasts an extensive background in education. She has extensive experience as a choral music educator on an international scale, lecturing and conducting honor choruses in China, Hong Kong, Iceland and South Africa. Furthermore, Jenkins has lectured and conducted at two national, four divisional, and many state-level conferences hosted by American Choral Directors Association and Organization of American Kodaly Teachers.
Jenkins currently works as a paralegal in Armstrong Teasdale’s Corporate Services group and specializes in marijuana and hemp law; serving as a key resource to their clients. She has expertise in Microsoft applications as well as Adobe DC. Prior to Armstrong Teasdale, Jenkins served as regional manager for a leading provider of flexible workspace solutions.
Achievement and Honors
Janelle Jenkins has experienced great freedom and opportunities through her Chicago Booth MBA, working for DaimlerChrysler, Citi and KIPP Delta Public Schools. Now serving as President of Operations at KIPP St Louis–an education company operating a network of college-prep public charter schools–Jenkins appreciates all that an MBA provides her.
As a sophomore, she earned ACC All-Academic recognition and started every match, finishing second on her team in kills, hitting average, aces and blocks – she had 11 matches with double-digit kills and two with double-digit digs!
Her achievements have been acknowledged with several accolades and awards, such as AAFCA awards for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jordan Peele) and Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) in Moonlight respectively, along with receiving the AFIM Excellence in Film and Television Award for her work on A Union of Friends Pulling Together TV show.
Janelle Jenkins is a dedicated Christian who preaches the message of Jesus Christ’s love and salvation to anyone willing to hear her message of faith. She often visits friends in hospitals as well as leading Bible studies during church or community events.
She has held various teaching and leadership roles within the public sector, where she developed leaders and empowered staff in order to better lives of marginalized communities. She holds a Master’s degree from The Broad Residency Center for School System Management.
She currently resides on 152 Cook Rd in Moultrie County Georgia since July 2017; and is closely associated with Lillian Jenkins and Quamesia Jenkins.
As a professional director, she makes money from movie projects and is highly-renowned on social media with 239K followers on Instagram alone. An American citizen and follower of Christianity,
She was born in Bristol, Connecticut USA to Derrick Jenkins and Jodi Jenkins on 29 May 1989 and has two sisters named Shanea and Ontavia Samuel. At Bristol Central High School she met Aaron Hernandez who played football for New England Patriots – they began dating shortly thereafter and got engaged before she got pregnant with their daughter Avielle in 2012.
Unfortunately, Hernandez took his own life while serving out a life sentence for killing Odin Llyod in 2013. Now his daughter is being raised by her mother who continues to pursue her goals and ambitions.