Chad Jenkins founded Jenkins Group to respond to the diverse security needs of the public and private sector. His service to his nation started at 17 years of age and has spanned across three decades. Chad’s passion for protecting his country and its citizens is paramount.
After graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point and leading the Black Knights as Army’s quarterback, Chad was commissioned as an Infantry officer in the United States Army. Upon successful completion of Ranger School, Airborne School, and Air Assault School, Chad deployed with the 10th Mountain Division to Iraq for one year.
Following his return to U.S. soil, Chad joined the 75th Ranger Regiment, the most dedicated and lethal fighting force the U.S. Army has to offer. Chad led Rangers during three more deployments to Iraq as a Platoon Leader and Ground Force Commander. In total, Chad deployed four times and was awarded three Bronze Star Medals for his dedication and service to his country.
When he departed the military, Chad was recruited to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with his counterterrorism expertise. He was the class academic valedictorian at the FBI Academy. After Quantico, Chad was assigned to the South Florida Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) as a Special Agent.
Chad is co-subject of the book, ‘All American: Two Young Men, The 2001 Army-Navy Game And The War They Fought In Iraq’ by New York Times bestselling Author Steve Eubanks, which released in the Fall of 2013. With the opportunity to launch his own organization, Chad sought God’s will to pursue this next chapter of his life. He continues to reside in Florida.