Ken Jenkins

Ada County Juvenile Court Services
Ken Jenkins
  • Ken Jenkins has served as the Training Manager for Ada County Juvenile Court Services in Boise, Idaho for the last six years.  In his thirty-two-year adult education career, Ken has served as a military, law enforcement, and juvenile justice trainer, training coordinator, and training manager. He possesses a longtime interest in generational characteristics and the communication challenges faced by Baby Boomers, Gen Xer’s, Millennials, and Generation Z.  Years of research, practical experience in the classroom, mentoring/coaching, and focused communication training laid the foundation for his "Why Don’t You Act My Age?” course.  He has delivered this informative session to juvenile justice, law enforcement, private industry, educational, and non-profit organizations. Ken is a strong supporter of the efforts to prohibit alcohol and drug use by underage Idahoans, and he believes passionately that generation-crossing communication and collaboration can help build bridges between the years.  Education: B.A., Montana State University; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center; and many years of applicable US Army, law enforcement, and juvenile justice training
  • Target audience: all law enforcement, legal professional, social work, juvenile justice, educational, and other professionals that must communicate with a variety of generations during the workday