Matt Jenkins was born in New Jersey, raised in Toms River, and now residing with his wife Alison and children Max and Leo in Monmouth County, the heart of the 4th Congressional District.
Matt attended public school in the Toms River School District K-12. He attended Ocean County Community College before completing his degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.
He spent years working in biomedical research before opening a custom furniture shop and growing his company into a General Contracting business building residential homes for families across the tri-state area.
While challenging in so many ways, the last few years have pushed Matt to do more for his community. After years of activism and community service, Matt is ready to represent NJ-04 and tackle today’s problems.