Name: Shana Christina Jenkins
Birthplace: Montebello, Calif.
Residence: Garden Grove
Occupation: community volunteer
Education: associate's degree from Orange Coast College in 2005, bachelor's degree from UCLA 2007
Experience as an educator: I have worked as a leadership instructor for teens and young adults. I have also instructed community groups and small businesses on how to create and execute more efficient public affairs and community outreach strategies.
Previously elected or appointed positions: president, Orange Coast Alumni & Friends Assn.; trustee, Associated Students Orange Coast College
Community organizations you belong to: Orange Coast College Alumni & Friends Assn.
Why should constituents vote for you?
As a former student leader and Coast Community College District alumna, I will have great insight into what the students actually want and need, and be able to effectively foster communications between the district and its 50,000 students.