Son:  Malcolm Jenkins, Former Professional Athlete

Gwendolyn V. Jenkins has more than 35 years of experience in public service, multi-faceted community relations initiatives and philanthropic programming, advancing educational opportunities, scholarships and resources for youth in underserved communities. Currently, Gwendolyn is the President of the Professional Football Players Mothers Association, Inc. (PFPMA), a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting families, communities and charitable causes in the NFL cities in which their members and sons live and work. She also serves as Chief Operating Officer of The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation (TMJF), a 501(c)3 public charity founded in 2010 by two-time Super Bowl Champion Malcolm Jenkins, with a mission to effectuate positive change in the lives of youth in underserved communities,  as well as, Chief Philanthropy Officer at MALCOLM INC., leading philanthropic initiatives for Jenkins across his business portfolio. Prior to serving in the nonprofit sector, Gwendolyn spent 20+ years in public service as an honored New Jersey Superior Court Executive. Gwendolyn has a B.S. degree in Business Administration from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University; certification in Sports Philanthropy Leadership from George Washington University; and is a certified Executive Leadership Coach and Life Coach who is passionate about creating transformation in business and individuals.

Gwendolyn and her husband W. Lee Jenkins, Jr. are natives of New Jersey and are the proud parents of three sons; Malcolm, Martin, and Myles Jenkins and grandparents of five grandchildren.