Cameron W. Jenkins is the founder of Full Potential Leadership, an international communications platform that coaches innovative leaders in maximizing their strengths, equipping their teams and reaching their full potential. Before entering the field of music education, Cameron graduated from Alcorn State University with a 4.0 GPA, within four years, and debt free. He holds a Master’s Degree from The University of Mississippi in Music Education. Cameron is a proud 2008 Coca-Cola Scholar and a Life-Member of Alpha Phi Alpha, Fraternity, Inc.
Cameron’s latest book, “College: Don’t Waste Your Money,” outlines a four (4) part plan to help college students maximize their college experience and reduce their college debt.
In 2020, Cameron was named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year for the Gulfport School District. In the same year, Cameron was named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year at Bayou View Middle School, a Title I and National Blue Ribbon School located in Gulfport, Mississippi. In 2018, Cameron was named the Middle School Band Director of the Year for the Gulf Coast Band Directors Association. Cameron is a member of the American School Band Directors Association.
Cameron is an interactive speaker, leadership consultant/clinician, professional development coach, and community leader. From small rural programs to The Midwest Clinic, Cameron has inspired leaders from around the globe. In 2021, Cameron gained Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion certification from the University of Pennsylvania.
Cameron and his wife, Lu Jenkins, are church planters. In 2017, they founded Opportunity Church. A multi-ethnic church in Gulfport, Mississippi.