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Upcoming Devotional

Carri Jenkins
October 31, 2023

Devotional at the Conference Center Theater

About the Speaker

Carri Jenkins

Carri P. Jenkins directs the work of BYU University Communications, serves as a member of the President’s Council, and acts as the university’s primary spokesperson.

A Utah native, Carri received bachelor’s and master's degrees from BYU in communications. For 12 years, she served as the associate editor of BYU Magazine (now Y Magazine), where she currently serves as the associate publisher. She also has been an instructor in the BYU Communications Department, a university speech writer, and a publicity director.

Carri has a long history with CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education), culminating in her service as chair of District VII. In March 2020, she was named the Nancy Treser-Osgood Tribute Award recipient. She has been a member of CASE’s International Commission on Communication and the CASE District VII Board of Directors and Executive Committee. She has been honored by the Public Relations Society of America with Utah’s Professional of the Year Award and was awarded the Board Appreciation Award from the University Photographer’s Association of America. She is a past president of the Consortium for Utah Women in Higher Education and served on the Mountainland Advisory Board of Utah Valley University.

Carri has loved serving the youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as a Young Women adviser and counselor; Primary teacher and president; and Sunday School teacher. She has also served in ward and stake Relief Society presidencies and as a stake Young Women president. She is married to Paul Dale Jenkins, and they have two children and three grandchildren.
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