Min. Sandra Cabrina Jenkins, Minister Jenkins


I was born in Baton Rouge, LA to Baptist and Methodist parents. My mother, Nellie W.
Jenkins, was reared in the Baptist faith and my father, Granderson Jenkins, III, was reared
in the Methodist faith. I am the third child of five children. I have two older sisters
(Mattie and Mikki) and two younger brothers (Ronderson and Granderson).

Church Affiliation
1971 Confirmed and Baptized at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Baton
Rouge , Louisiana
1990 Baptized by Pastor Southall at First Emanuel Baptist Church , New Orleans
Louisiana . Participation in church, association, and convention ministries
• Youth Director
• Sunday School, Vacation Bible School , and Women’s Conference Teacher
• Board of Trustees
• Curriculum Committee
• Education Committee
• National Baptist Congress of Christian Education
• United Baptist Association Teen and Young Adult Teacher
January 6, 2008 Acknowledged call to Ministry

2007 to present
Candidate, Master of Divinity
McAfee School of Theology
Mercer University - Atlanta, Georgia
Juris Doctorate, May 13, 1989
Southern University Law Center (Baton Rouge, LA)
Bar Admission: Louisiana , October 6, 1989
Masters of Public Administration, July 31, 1987
Southern University
Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy & Urban Affairs (Baton Rouge, LA)
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, May 1984
Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA)
Redemptorist High (Baton Rouge, LA)
Civic and Community Involvement
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate for Abused and Neglected Children), 2003-
New Orleans Teen Court, 2002-2005
Kids at Risk Project (Federal Bar Association), 2004
Chair, Juvenile Court Law Day, 2004 (New Orleans Bar Association Law Day Programs)
Big Brothers/Sisters of Southeast Louisiana, 2001-2004
LEAP Tutoring, 2000-2004
Governor Kathleen Blanco’s Transition Advisory Committee for the Department of
Corrections, 2003
Metropolitan Area Committee Leadership Forum, 1999
Mentor, Welfare-to-Work/Biz-Link Law Project, 2002-2005
Black Women’s Health Project of Louisiana, 2003-2005
United Way Women’s Leadership Council, 2004
Junior Achievement Success Skills Volunteer, 2001-2005
Gentilly Ridge Neighborhood Association, Chaplin, 2004-2005

Professional Affiliations
Louisiana Bar Association: Minority Involvement Section; Bench and Bar Section
New Orleans Bar Association
Louis A. Martinet Legal Society of Greater New Orleans
Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
National Bar Association
American Bar Association: Council of Appellate Lawyers Division