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Nichelle Jenkins

Associate Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

nichelle-jenkins3041 Broadway, AD 103
New York, NY 10027


Nichelle L. Jenkins graduated Union with a Masters of Divinity in 2011. Prior to attending Union, Ms. Jenkins practiced law for over a dozen years with government agencies and private law firms in Chicago, New York City, and Houston. Ms. Jenkins’ legal practice culminated with her designation in 2007, 2008 and 2009 as a “Rising Star,” one of the top lawyers in Houston in the field of plaintiff’s employment law.

Ms. Jenkins received a B.B.A. in Marketing and a B.A. in French Studies from Iowa State University where she was elected captain of the Women’s Basketball Team and studied abroad in Lausanne Switzerland. She obtained a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law, where she was elected commencement speaker, and she received an L.L.M. in employee benefits law from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Ms. Jenkins is licentiate of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston, and is seeking ordination in the ABC-USA.