Terrence J

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  • Birth Name: Terrence Heathy Jenkins
  • Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
  • Profession: TV host, Actor
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  • Worked as a DJ at a local soul radio station during high school and at his campus radio station while attending college at North Carolina A&T State University.
  • Was president of the Student Government Association during college.
  • Flew from Florida to New York to audition for 106 & Park then drove a car to Atlanta to audition again the next day after feeling disappointed with his first performance.
  • Wrote The Wealth of My Mother's Wisdom: The Lessons That Made My Life Rich, which was published in 2013.
  • Moderated the 2015 Champions of Change panel at the White House, an event to promote college completion at historically black colleges.
  • Is co-founder of Jenkins Entertainment Group, a hosting and consulting company.
  • Was a Centennial Ambassador for the National Park Service's Find Your Park campaign in honor of the 100th anniversary.
  • Is a passionate philanthropist, having been a mentor for Steve Harvey's Disney Dreamers Academy, a spokesperson for Ronald McDonald's House Charities Future Achievers Scholarship Campaign and a supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of Newark, New Jersey.

Relationships

  • Lisa Gonzalez — Mother

College

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina, United States (BS in Mass Communication, 2004)

Details

  • Birth Name: Terrence Heathy Jenkins
  • Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
  • Profession: TV host, Actor

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