Bachelor, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, 1963.
Teacher Charleston County Schools, Chareston, South Carolina, 1963—1993. Realtor Agent Owned Realty Charleston Group, since 1993. Advisor senior class Burke High School, Charleston, 1992—1993.
Advisor Y-Teens, Charleston, 1963—1991. Docent History Charleston, since 1987. Chair review board 9A Children's Foster Care, 1990—2000.
Tour guide Middleton Place Gardens, 1993—2001. Usher Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, since 1990. Member of Charleston Trident Association Realtors (honor board chair since 1986).
Daughter of Francis and Estelle Jenkins. Adopted children: Kimberly, Dion Robert.