Archive for Thursday, July 23, 2009

Neighbors: Jim Jenkins

July 23, 2009

Occupation: Accountant with Scott Rice Office Works in Lenexa.

Family: Wife, Eva, daughter, Caroline Corwine, sons, Jared, Seth, Ethan, John and Peter

Place of birth: Sabetha.

Q: When did you move to Bonner Springs, and what brought you here?

A: 1979, to move closer to the church I was attending.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: To volunteer to join the Army, knowing I would more than likely be sent to Vietnam. I spent most of 1970 in Vietnam.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: To be always prepared, given by and practiced by my father.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: I am a Christian, a born-again believer in Jesus Christ. I enjoy teaching God’s word, the Bible. I enjoy helping others, especially veterans, the elderly and those less fortunate.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: Anything but farm

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: The mountains

Favorite things:

Song: “Just a Closer Walk with Thee”

Color: Blue

Food: Mexican

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