Faith Jenkins Biography
Faith Jenkins is an American attorney, legal commentator, media personality and former beauty queen who is best known for hosting Judge Faith which premiered on 22nd September 2014. She is also a legal analyst for MSNBC which she officially joined on March 11, 2014.
During the George Zimmerman trial in Florida, Judge Faith analyzed the trial daily on all three major news networks. Judge Faith appeared nightly from jury selection to verdict on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation to discuss witness testimony and opine on the trial’s overall progress each day. On 11th March 2014, she signed as a legal analyst exclusively with MSNBC. She has also contributed opinion editorials in the New York Daily News.
Faith Jenkins Age
Jenkins was born on September 21, 1977, in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States.
Faith Jenkins Height and Weight
Jenkins stands at a height of 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m) tall and weighs 56 kg.
Faith Jenkins Family
Jenkins likes to keep her personal life private and little details about her parents are available. She normally shares her parent’s photos on her social media platforms during special occasions like mother’s day and father’s day.
Faith Jenkins Husband
Jenkins is married to Kenny Lattimore since March 8, 2020. Her husband is an American singer-songwriter.
Judge Faith Jenkins Show
On May 29, 2014, it was announced that Judge Faith would headline as Judge on daytime TV show Judge Faith, TV series “which features nationally syndicated arbitrations-based court” which premiered September 22, 2014.
Judge Faith also hosted a true-crime documentary series entitled ‘Justice By Any Means’, which premiered on December 7, 2015, on TV One.
Faith Jenkins Miss America
In 2000, Faith won the Miss Louisiana Tech title becoming the first black woman to win the title. In 2001 she competed for the Miss America 2001 title and was placed first runners up where she made history after she won three awards swimsuit, talent, and the coveted “Quality of Life” national community service award for her volunteer work in literacy and education.
Faith has remained active in the Miss America Organization and judges state preliminaries every year. Judge Faith’s judging experience includes Miss Texas, Miss Mississippi, Miss Virginia, Miss Washington, Miss Maryland, Miss Louisiana, Miss Kentucky, Miss Pennsylvania, Miss New York, and Miss Kansas. She has also judged the national Miss America Teen competition in Orlando, Florida.
Faith Jenkins Education
Jenkins studied and graduated from C. E. Byrd High School in Shreveport, Louisiana. She later joined Louisiana Tech University graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science (where she was the first African-American woman to win the title of Miss Louisiana Tech University). She earned her Juris Doctor from the Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she was ranked first in her class.
Faith Jenkins Judge
Judge Faith began her career as a litigator at the office of Sidley Austin in New York City. She presented high-profile clients in a diverse array of complex, commercial matters. Judge Faith’s practice included defending class action securities fraud lawsuits, breach of contract disputes, white-collar/regulatory investigations, and other types of high-stakes litigation.
Five years later, Judge Faith became a criminal prosecutor in the office of the Manhattan District Attorney. As a criminal prosecutor, Faith’s work included indicting and prosecuting a multitude of violent crimes including gang assaults, burglaries, robberies, kidnapping, drug sales, and firearms cases.
She is also a legal analyst who has made appearances on popular TV channels like CNN, MSNBC, Fox News Channel, and Fox Business Channel where she analyzed the nation’s most high-profile cases and legal issues.
Faith Jenkins Net Worth Net Worth
Judge Faith has an estimated net worth of $2 million.