On Friday, Sept. 16, Florida Memorial University will host a special community memorial service to celebrate the life of Jason Jenkins.
Jenkins, who was a husband, father, and community leader died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, at the age of 47. He was the Senior Vice President of Communications with the Miami Dolphins and a beloved supporter of FMU.
Jenkins believed in the university and facilitated support for FMU’s Certificate Program in Construction Trades, which provides equitable access for minorities in South Florida through employment in construction, the first of its kind at a Historically Black College and University in Florida.
Jenkins’ last visit to the campus of FMU was to attend the graduation ceremony of the trainees who completed the Construction Trades program on June 6, 2022. Jenkins shared encouraging words to the program’s graduates. He stated that their success was important to him, to the Miami Dolphins,and to the Lennar Foundation.
The special community memorial service for Jenkins will take place in the Lou Rawls Performing Arts Center from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 16, at 15800 NW 42nd Ave., Miami Gardens.
FMU is requesting those planning to attend the memorial service to please register: CLICK HERE