Terrence Jenkins is an American television celebrity and model who had hosted the show “106 & Park” for six consecutive years. Jenkins was born on 21 April 1982 in the neighborhood of Queens in the city of
New York. However, Terrence spent most of his childhood days in Raleigh and North Carolina. Terence completed his schooling at Rocky Count’s Northern Nash High School. During his time at the school, he got some introduction to the music field as Terrence was a DJ at WRSV Soul 92.1, an FM radio station.
Jenkins continued to work as a DJ at his college North Carolina A&T State University. Terrence was also actively involved in student welfare activities as the Student Government Association President. Later, Terrence joined Omega Psi Phi, an international student fraternity. In the spring of 2004, Terrence became a member of Mu Psi chapter. In the same year, Jenkins finished his course of mass communication and graduated with flying colors.
Terrence’s first job was at a Florida-based office of a sports company. One day, his friend and fraternity co-member Fred Whitaker informed Terrence about an audition for the anchor of “106 & Park.” Terrence did not hesitate to take his chance and went to New York for the trials. But, the jury did not select him. Terrence decided to try once again, and he auditioned for the same post in Atlanta. But this time, the judges zeroed in on Terrence to become co-host of the music show. 106 & Park got aired on Black Entertainment Television (BET), and Terrence was one of the hosts of this music video countdown show. 106 & Park got international coverage in many countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, Jamaica, and Japan.
In fact, the viewers loved Jenkins’ style of presenting the program which made him a famous figure worldwide. In 2012, Jenkins quit the show after a collaboration of six years and replaced Ryan Seacrest as the co-presenter of E! News. Since then, he has hosted different events including Miss USA (2016, 2017) and 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards. Terrence has acted in a couple of serials like “Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami,” Coupled, “The Game,” and Food Network Star.
If we talk about his film career, Terrence has featured in Christina Aguilera’s Burlesque,
The Perfect Match,
Baggage Claim, Think Like a Man Too, Sparkle, White T, and Rapture. Terrence has joined hands with the fast-food giant “McDonald’s” to visit some schools in the New York and emphasize the role of education in everybody’s lives. Jenkins wrote a book “The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom” which got launched in the year 2013.