Meet A.D. Jenkins

Candidate for Texas House of Representative - District 105

  • Resident of Irving/Grand Prairie for 30 years
     
  • Husband to Sherrie’ and Father to Tevyn, Cameron (both college graduates) and Jared (current college student)
     
  • Current Board Trustee - Irving Independent School District (IISD)
     
  • Employed at IBM – 18 years as Software Engineer
     
  • Bachelor of Science - Computer Information System (DeVry University)

 


 

Past Committees & Associations/Recognitions:
  • Irving Council of PTAs Life Member
  • Irving/Carrollton NAACP Fletcher Yates Community Service Recipient
  • Executive Board at Irving YMCA
  • Irving Ambucs Member
  • IISD Community Advisory Council Committee
  • Campus Improvement Committee for Stipes Elementary
  • District Improvement Committee for IISD
  • Irving Athletic Hall of Fame Committee
  • Program Committee Chair for Lady Bird Middle School PTA
  • 2007 Citizens Task Force Bond Assessment
  • National Alumni Association for DeVry University
  • Vice President of  Irving Boys Football Association
  • President of Irving Boys Basketball Association
  • Read to student annually at various elementary schools within IISD
  • Awarded Call to Service Award for volunteer service (IBM)
  • Earned President’s Volunteer Service Award from the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation

 

B.I.G. D.O.G.S. (Believing In God Depending on God’s Strength) Youth Org Founder/President
  • Championed mentoring program (tutoring, life skills, parent consultations)
  • Coached football, basketball and baseball
  • Assisted students with earning athletic scholarships to universities and colleges
  • Pioneered annual Youth Summit at local Irving high schools
  • Received resolution letter from State Representative for 10- year celebration of B.I.G. D.O.G.S.
  • Received letter of accomplishment from Mayor of Irving for integrating academics and athletics
  • Co-partnered with Front Nine/First Tee to offer golf to Irving students
  • Co-partnered with Lady Bird School for Go-Green Initiative (Recycling/Conserving)
  • Volunteered with Special Olympics for Spring/Summer games
  • Hosted Shoes for Soles Drive for Haiti for Hurricane Relief
  • Arranged and supervised trip to Washington, DC for students to visit White House
  • Arranged and supervised trip to Boston, MA for students to visit Basketball Hall of Fame
  • Structured recyclable program to promote National Green Campaign
  • Featured on Irving Cable Television Network’s show - Profiles for dedication to community
  • Launched "All I Want for Christmas Wish" for local Irving families

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