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Hi I'm Phill Jenkins

I research solutions for people with disabilities; I'm married, a father of 3 sons, a brother, and volunteer in the community.

About Me

My father met my mother while attending church in Liege Belgium in 1955 while he served in the US Air Force. My mother's parents were early members of the church in Belgium, while my father descended from early American pioneers. After starting their family in Salt Lake City, we moved to many towns in Florida until I graduated from High School. I served a mission in Milan Italy and graduated in Computer Science from BYU. I started a 30+ year career at IBM with the launch of the IBM Personal Computer and now work in the IBM Accessibility Center. I was appointed to the US Access Board and volunteer with the Boys Scouts and projects that assist persons with disabilities.

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to be a Mormon because I believe I am a better person, husband, father, brother and son when I live its teachings.

How I live my faith

I try to be an honest hard worker - whether for my employer, for my family, in my community, or for my country. I believe in helping others and not in telling others what they should or shouldn't do. I believe we are all children of our God, our Father in Heaven, and as the world strives to become more open and people understand and tolerate each other we will have more peace and harmony without abusive control. .

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Phill Jenkins
We donate our time and talents to bless the lives of others through our service, and in doing so we ourselves learn and grow. An older father can help bless the lives of other younger fathers by sharing his experiences and wisdom. A Sunday School teacher learns the gospel better by teaching it to the youth. A mother learns service better by helping other women in need. Each of us are assigned to other individuals or families to look after and help. Our tithes and offerings go towards land, chapels, temples, and humanitarian aid, educations funds, and publications that directly help others. Show more Show less