Donald Jenkins

Donald Jenkins

Speaker. Host. Personal Growth Coach

Donald Jenkins is #MAKINGITHAPPEN for audiences across the country with lifestyle and leadership messages that inspire, motivate and excite. Donald’s dynamic approach to life has opened doors to new opportunities in every step of his own journey as a national business consultant, entrepreneur and live event and podcast host. Now, a Personal Growth Coach and Event Speaker, he is sharing his personal lessons learned and everyday best practices that anyone can apply to their own life, their own dreams, and their own #MAKINGITHAPPEN journey. 

Donald has the unique ability and perspective to communicate across generational cohorts. He navigates effectively between baby boomer business owners and an increasingly millennial dominated workforce to build future leaders who can manage modern work places. Donald has shared his knowledge before large crowds in business keynote addresses, with small specialized work groups, and even in one-on-one coaching with some of country music’s rising stars in Nashville, TN. Specializing in developing leaders, inspiring teamwork, manifesting confidence and developing an individual’s personal brand, Donald has developed a library of free content available online for audiences in every stage of life.

Donald’s first reoccurring podcast series “Nashville Hits Collecting Dust” documents his journey of research and reflection as he sits down with rising Nashville stars to discuss their personal #MAKINGITHAPPEN journeys and best practices for achieving a dream. Now available on iTunes, “Nashville Hits Collecting Dust” was featured on iTunes “What’s Hot” in Music International and Arts & Culture lists for more than 29 weeks in 2016


“Discover and accomplish your Goals in 2014,” a Udemy personal development guide and course materials authored and instructed by Donald, outlines a step-by-step process for discovering what “IT” is for you, planning for “IT” and Making “IT” Happen. The course has engaged thousands of students.

Donald’s credits also include speaking at and hosting events for the American Cancer Society, the JAWS Society, and OneHope Wine LLC. Donald has live-hosted “A Night at Whiskey Bent Saloon” in Nashville Tennessee on a reoccurring basis for a total of 15 appearances to date. He was also host of Fresh Hospitality’s Restaurant MBA online course.

Donald is a proud graduate of Auburn University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics. He enjoys giving back in his community and around the world by volunteering as a YoungLife Leader. He engages audiences of all ages from high schoolers and young adults to seasoned professionals.

Donald is now booking speaking opportunities through the end of 2017. Contact Donald at to reserve your event today or visit to learn more.