July 26

Juanita Jones to speak at  closing Awards Ceremony for the 2019 Follow Me Into Business Summer Jobs program on Friday, July 26, 6pm at CyberCafe, Lane College.

Meet Garey Jenkins


July 26 -   Closing Awards Ceremony                    for the Follow Me Into

                 Business Summer Jobs


He is a graduate of St. Leo University in Florida and holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance. Before opening his AllState Agency in Jackson, he was affiliated with Sears in different capacities for the last 20 years. This includes his ownership of the former Sears Hometown Store in Milan, TN. He also owns Sears Hometown stores in two other cities.  

Garey is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. 

He Is married and is the father of three children.


AUG 20

Current and past Follow Me Into Business participants are eligible to enter a LYB scholarship essay contest. 

Deadline is August 20th.

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The 9th Annual Follow Me Celebrity Golf Classic featuring Ed Too Tall Jones will be held the second Tuesday in September.  Register your team today!

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Entrepreneur Garey Jenkins is the new board president of the Jackson Madison County African American Chamber of Commerce.  

Then, board VP, Mr. Jenkins was elected unanimously by the Board of Directors on July 8th. ​​ He is the owner of Garey Jenkins AllState Agency located at 2023 Greystone in Jackson and a longtime member of New St. Luke Baptist Church where he serves as treasurer.