A.D. Jenkins

A.D. Jenkins A.D. Jenkins

 
President, Board of Trustees
District 5
Elected 2016, Term Ends 2022

 

A.D. Jenkins, who was elected to the Irving ISD Board of Trustees in May 2016, is serving on the school board for the second time. As a trustee from 2008 to 2011, Jenkins served on the policy review committee and personnel committee.

For many years, Jenkins has been an active volunteer for the district and at a number of schools, including all of the district’s high schools. He was honored as a PTA Life Member and a recipient of the NAACP Service Award for his commitment to the community.  As a strong advocate of Irving ISD’s athletic programs, Jenkins has provided support to Irving ISD coaches and players for numerous years.

A native of Waterproof, La., Jenkins came to Irving in 1987 and graduated from DeVry University two years later with a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems. He currently works as a software engineer at IBM.

He is the father of three boys – Tevyn, Cameron and Jared – all who have attended Irving ISD schools. Jenkins also has been a father figure to many more students over the years and is the CEO/Founder of the B.I.G. D.O.G.S. Youth Organization. He is married to wife Sherrie.