James Jenkins is a proud musician, educator and advocate. As a musician of the Jacksonville Symphony since 1995, Jenkins helps fill Jacoby Symphony Hall with warmth and richness from the brass section where he serves as Principal Tubist. When he isn’t busy performing with the Symphony, Jenkins can be found teaching full-time at Bethune-Cookman University and also devoting
his time to Body & Soul–The Art of Healing, an award-winning nonprofit organization Jenkins created to implement the resources of Jacksonville’s arts community into unique programming for
healthcare institutions