Jeff Jenkins is a Chicago Playwright and member of TYA/USA and American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE). He is also a Network Playwright with Chicago Dramatists and an Associate Member of the Dramatist Guild.
His plays include Montenegro (Cold Basement Dramatics Secret Stash-2), The Purple Heart (Finalist- New Plays for Young Audiences, Adventure Stage Chicago), Monarch Ashes (AATE-Digital Play Slam). He is a two-time semi-finalist with the Bonderman Playwrighting for Youth National Competition – Write Now (2009, 2011) and a semi-finalist for the Ronald M. Ruble New Play Festival (2012) and. He was also nominated for the Dramatists Guild Writers Intensive-Chicago (June 2011).