About the Principal

Dr. Deborah Jenkins



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Dr. Deborah Jenkins

Dr. Deborah Jenkins is a turn-around principal whose personal and professional life is founded upon reaching out and shaping the lives of others--students and educators. She has served as an educator for Detroit Public Schools Community District for over 20 years. Presently, Dr. Jenkins has the honor of leading Dr. Martin Luther King , Jr. Senior High School. During her nine-year tenure at King, she has taken interest in the professional and personal development of each staff member serving in her building, as well as her student body. As a highly energetic and motivated leader, Dr. Jenkins is extremely knowledgeable about the pedagogy of teaching, utilizing data to guide lesson planning, and increasingstudent achievement.