Before taking on the story of Cody Maverick and his fellow surfing penguins, Jenkins spent most of his professional life at Walt Disney Pictures where he served as artistic coordinator on Atlantis: The Lost Empire. Before that, Jenkins was visual effects supervisor on The Hunchback of Notre Dame and supervising effects animator/designer on Pocahontas, positions that were central to the overall look and atmosphere of those popular movies. He also was an effects animator on Hercules, The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and Touchstone Pictures' Who Framed Roger Rabbit?.
A native of Wales, Jenkins has a degree in scientific illustration from Middlesex University in England.
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