Lee Allen Jenkins is the president of Lee Jenkins Group; a ministry outreach, financial education, and consulting firm. He is also the Founder and Senior Pastor of Eagles Nest Church outside of Atlanta in Roswell, Georgia.
Previously, Lee had a stellar 25-year career in the financial services industry and was considered one of the country’s leading financial advisers, educators, and strategists. His financial advice has been featured numerous times on CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates, as well as in USA Today, Black Enterprise Magazine, and Essence Magazine. He has also appeared on Christian TV networks like the Trinity Broadcasting Network, and the 700 Club.
Lee is a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee where he was a standout defensive back on the football team. After graduation Lee was drafted by the the New York Giants of the National Football League. Unfortunately, after one year, his football career was cut short by injuries. Lee then entered the music industry where he served as the road and business manager for the Grammy-Award winning gospel group, The Winans. He has also done extensive managerial work for gospel music legend Kirk Franklin.
Along with leading Eagles Nest and Lee Jenkins Group, and Lee is in high demand as a speaker at conferences, churches, and to college and professional sports teams. In addition, Lee has authored several books on personal finances over the last fifteen years. His latest one, Lee Jenkins On Money: Real Solutions to Financial Challenges (Moody Publishing 2009) made the Black Christian Bestseller’s List along with notable authors such as T.D. Jakes, Colin Powell, Tony Dungy, George Foreman, and Tony Evans. More recently, Lee was named one of the 70 Most Influential Black Christians in the U.S. by the Black Christian News Network.
Lee has been happily married to the love of his life, Martica, for 28 years. They have three grown children, a daughter Kristin, and two sons, Martin and Ryan.