Amaris Jenkins is new to the Macon community, coming from Goose Creek, South Carolina. Amaris began her work experience as an intern at Channel 2 News in Charleston, South Carolina and is 2018 recent graduate of Claflin University.
Amaris is a member of Gamma Xi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. in Charleston South Carolina. She is also a youth mentor and volunteer with United Methodist Outreach programs. Amaris was actively involved in community and civic organization work throughout in college and continues to be a part of community-oriented programs to support at-risk youth.
Amaris is committed to giving back to the community and channels her energy to promote positive outcomes for at-risk girls. She is a strong supporter of mentoring programs that promote positive self-esteem for young girls and enjoys volunteering her time at local youth oriented programs. Amaris believes that to whom much is given much is required.