The Jenkins Team

Certified Graduate Home Builders

Among its team members, the Jenkins team boasts over 110 years of design and construction experience! An extensive hiring process, along with the high standards set by existing team members, make it possible to attract and maintain the top talent in the custom home building industry. Jenkins Custom Homes is one of the only custom home builders in Central Texas whose owners both hold MBA’s as well as undergraduate degrees from Texas A&M University. Add to that the years of experience in construction, and this may be one of the most educated and knowledgeable teams in the industry.

President

ShanShan Jenkins has a unique ability to listen and discern each client’s vision for their project while also bringing his vast construction expertise to the conversation. This, combined with his focus on the science of building, allows him to design and build beautiful, lasting, healthy homes that are perfectly customized to meet each client’s individual needs. Shan’s background in commercial construction, working almost 10 years for companies like Hensel Phelps and Kellogg Brown & Root, gave him the opportunity to work on large projects like Power Optimization Plants, Chemical Plants, and even the very first Recycling Facility in Texas. The organizational skills he learned while working for these industry leaders carried over when he started Jenkins Custom Homes. Quality and integrity are the hallmarks of both Shan and Jenkins Custom Homes. Shan holds an undergraduate degree in Construction Science from Texas A&M University as well as an MBA from St. Thomas University. He enjoys Texas Aggie Football, golf, fishing, and spending time with his family. Learn more about Shan Jenkins’ approach to building homes.

 Vice President

BethanyBethany Jenkins is responsible for the  Jenkins’ marketing efforts. With her background in technology, she also assists in systems & best practices. She is constantly working to improve communication & responsiveness. She worked primarily for Exxon Mobil Corporation in Houston during her early career and also owned her own consulting firm before joining Jenkins Custom Homes. Bethany holds an undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University as well as an Executive MBA from Houston Baptist University.

Estimator

SkylerSkyler’s previous experience includes overseeing both commercial and high-end residential projects in Colorado. Skyler oversees on-site construction. Job-site safety, adhering to schedules, ensuring quality and consistent communication are a few of his top priorities. Skyler earned a Bachelor of Science with a major in Resource and Environmental Studies and a minor in Geology from Texas State University. He loves anything outdoors including: mountain biking, kayaking, backpacking and camping just to name a few. He and his family are excited for the new adventure they have begun in Austin. Some of Skyler’s new local favorites include the Greenbelt and Lake Travis.

 Selections Coordinator

HillaryHillary works in tandem with our design team to assist clients with their home selections, such as lighting and appliances. Her vision and enthusiasm create an extraordinary experience for each client. Hillary excels at finding the products that our clients expect and love while also maintaining the budget.  She has been known to get a text with a picture of something someone saw and liked, and then have gotten the product number and price for the client by the very next day.  She holds a Bachelor in Interior Design from Northern Arizona University and is a certified Kitchen and Bathroom Designer. She enjoys reading, cooking and family life. Hillary’s local favorites include Sushi Zushi and Austin’s bustling nightlife.

 Office Manager

Pegi

Pegi has over 15 years of experience in business finance management. In addition to bookkeeping, she is responsible for making sure our office runs smoothly. As the initial point of contact for most clients, she makes a great first impression at the front door as well as on the phone. Pegi holds a BBA in Marketing from Texas A&M University. She is a wonderful Mother and enjoys live music, wine tours, the beach, fishing and relaxing with her family. Her local favorites include: Shady Grove and the Oasis.

Lead Architectural Designer

JasonJason creates spaces of exceptional design and quality. He guides our clients from the initial vision through the entire design process until it is turned over to our construction department. Even during construction, Jason continues to advise and ensure that the integrity of the design is maintained. His design philosophy is to create extraordinary spaces that promote joy & tranquility, good health, and inspire others to do great things. He holds a Bachelor in Architecture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master in Architecture from the University of Kansas. He enjoys spending time outdoors with family and friends. His local favorites include Zilker Park and Lake Austin.

Architectural Designer

MarkMark has blossomed under the apprenticeship of our Lead Designer into an amazing Architectural Designer himself. He both creates and collaborates in the conceptual design of each home, often creating 3D models and renderings in Revit Architecture (our CAD software). He enjoys visiting the homesite to inspire his vision of the project and understand how the environment will affect the design. Mark holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture with a focus in Design & Sustainability from the University of Texas at Arlington. He expanded his knowledge and love for architecture while studying abroad in Italy. Mark enjoys music, disc golf, fishing and traveling.

 Construction Superintendent

construction superintendentJeff has over 14 years’ experience, which includes commercial and high-end residential projects.  Jeff oversees jobsite construction. Establishing good trade relationships and consistent communication are a few of his top priorities. Jeff attended Texas Tech University and BFA Art Studio where he minored in Business and Art History. He loves anything outdoors and is a huge live music fan.  What many people don’t know about Jeff is that he is an Artist, and several of his pieces are featured at a local art gallery.

Construction Superintendent

bwkevinKevin has over 26 years’ experience, which includes many years of owning his own home building company, as well as experience in commercial and residential construction. Kevin oversees daily jobsite construction and has excellent relationships with all of our trade partners. His vast knowledge and understanding of quality control makes him a great mentor and teacher. He loves explaining the important aspects of the science behind the methodology.  All of Kevin’s clients love that he is knowledgeable but talk most about his easy-going and friendly personality.

Construction Superintendent

Lonnie is our newest “rock star” Superintendent.  Just like owner, Shan Jenkins, Lonnie graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Construction Science and has extensive knowledge of time-tested principles in the building sciences. He oversees all the daily construction on the jobsite. It is easy to see that Lonnie works out and takes good care of himself. What many people don’t know about Lonnie is that he once participated in bodybuilding competitions.

 

Construction Superintendent

bwdenny-smDenny recently joined us due to our company’s rapid growth. Denny came to us from Winter Park, Colorado, where he served as a Project Superintendent building luxury homes in a resort mountainside community for 11 years alongside our very own Estimator, Skyler.  While Skyler came to Texas many years ago, it took Denny just a little longer to get here, but we are so glad to he made it. Denny oversees day-to-day operations on his projects, ensuring quality and schedule are maintained.

 

 

 

"If you are considering building, my builder recommendation is Jenkins. You’ll find cheaper, but you get what you pay for."

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