J’la Jenkins grew up in Hoover, Alabama. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Public Health from The University of Alabama where she graduated summa cum laude. While in undergrad, J’la served as the Vice President of the Black Faculty and Staff Ambassadors. J’la plans to further her education by pursuit of a Master’s degree following her time with Impact America.


What do you like to do for fun?

I enjoy cooking and trying new recipes. I often find new ideas on Pinterest and the Food Network.

What’s your favorite quote cz-lekarna.com?

┬áMy favorite quote is “Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished” by Lao Tzu.

What’s something most people don’t know about you?

Most people do not know that I am the distant cousin of Autherine Lucy-Foster. She was the first African-American to attend The University of Alabama.