Katrina Jenkins

Courage & Renewal Facilitator
Speaks English

Katrina Jenkins serves as the Assistant Dean for Faith and Spirituality Initiatives at Rutgers University. For the past 23 years, she has been a college chaplain and previously served at colleges in Florida, Illinois, and Massachusetts.

Katrina earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication from Syracuse University. She earned her Master of Divinity degree from Andover Newton Theological School. Katrina is an ordained minister with the American Baptist Churches, USA.

Additionally, Katrina is a certified mediator, spiritual director, and labyrinth facilitator. In 2009, she received her labyrinth facilitator certification. Since that time, she has conducted workshops on both domestic and international platforms. Katrina loves Courage work, and completed her facilitator training in 2021.

Throughout her career, Katrina has served on several committees and boards. She has also presented at workshops and appeared on podcasts, addressing crucial topics such as race and interfaith matters.

In recent years, her notable work garnered the attention of the Orlando Sentinel, leading to her authoring opinion pieces on the importance of having tough discussions, along with differences between diversity and equity. Katrina is also proud of editing a book on the spiritual life of the late singer Prince.

In 2021, she was named one of the Most Influential people by Winter Park Magazine (FL) for her outstanding work in interfaith and social justice. In May of 2023, Katrina received the Thaddeus Seymour Award for Community Engagement from Rollins College.

Favorite quote

"Grace and Space"