Father Walter E. Jenkins, C.S.C, Ed.D. » Biography


Father Jenkins comes to Mater Dei after serving as president of Holy Cross High School in Queens, N.Y. As a nationally recognized visionary Catholic educational leader, he has extensive secondary school experience and has managed a complex business. Father thrives in a multicultural educational environment, which is a cornerstone of Mater Dei’s diverse faculty and student body. Father Jenkin's loyal companion and friend, Lancelot, a nine year old golden retriever is also excited to be a part of the Mater Dei family.

Education:  Father Jenkins holds an Ed.D. in Catholic School Leadership from the University of San Francisco; Master of Divinity from the University of Notre Dame; and a BA in Government from King's College.

At MD since: 2021