Jeff Jenkins

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Jeff Jenkins is an award-winning content creator, travel journalist, consultant, and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Chubby Diaries and co-founder of the Black Travel Alliance. Jeff was recently named one of Travel + Leisure’s 50 Notable People in Travel and has been featured by Forbes, The New York Times, Washington Post, Travel Noire, Essence, and Lonely Planet. An experienced motivational speaker, Jeff is 100% authentic, transparent, and a ton of fun.


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