JENKS SPEAKING CIRCUIT
Andrew Jenks is an award-winning filmmaker, TV producer, and writer. The New York Times has remarked that Jenks’ work “shines a light on populations that many of us would just as soon forget”. Most recently, Jenks’ critically-acclaimed documentary podcast, WHAT REALLY HAPPENED?, produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Dany Garcia, hit #1 on Apple Podcasts.
Jenks doesn’t just film those he documents but actually moves in and lives with them. From living on the streets with the homeless in San Francisco to flying private jets with captains of industry, Jenks has literally walked in dozens - if not hundreds - of other people’s shoes. His mission with every project is to cultivate empathy and develop compassion. Jenks’ films and shows have been distributed by HBO, ESPN, MTV, Netflix, CNN, and other international outlets.
Using his personal stories, clips from his films and shows, and anecdotes about the people he has met over the course of his prolific career, Jenks uses his incredible storytelling techniques to talk about a wide range of issues. These include his unique creative process, the importance of adaptability, varying styles of leadership, and how technology must be embraced and manipulated in today’s world.