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Jenkins, George 1973-

Overview
Works: 12 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 4,695 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Case studies  Juvenile works  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: R695, B
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Most widely held works about George Jenkins
 
Most widely held works by George Jenkins
The pact : three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream by Sampson Davis( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the experiences of the authors, three friends who grew up in impoverished families in Newark, New Jersey, and who supported one another in their dreams of becoming doctors in spite of tremendous disadvantages
We beat the street : how a friendship pact led to success by Sampson Davis( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, three boys found the strength and determination to work through their difficulties in order to complete high school, get through college, and attend medical school together. Sampson, George, and Rameck could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. When they met in high school, they recognized in each other the desire and ability to "beat the street." Along the way they made mistakes, faced disappointments, and nearly failed, but by working hard, finding positive role models, resisting negative influences, and supporting each other at every turn, they achieved their goals, and more. Today they call themselves the Three Doctors, and work in the same community where they grew up--where they run The Three Doctors Foundation, creating opportunities for inner-city communities through education, mentoring, and health awareness.--From publisher description
The bond : three young men learn to forgive and reconnect with their fathers by Sampson Davis( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 797 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the experiences of three African-American doctors whose early friendship was marked by their fatherless upbringings; their shared agreement to become physicians; and their efforts to reconnect with their absent fathers
The pact ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By high school, Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins already knew too much about the drugs, crime and grinding poverty that colored their world. They pledged to help each other make it to college and even medical school. The doctors beat the odds and returned to their community to practice medicine. Now, despite grueling work loads, they face an even more daunting task: to inspire other to stay off drugs, out of gangs, and in school
The bond [the three doctors] by Sampson Davis( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
High school friends Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt all grew up fatherless in Newark, New Jersey. Despite tough odds they became successful doctors. Now they turn that strength to rebuilding their relationships with their fathers
The bond the three doctors by Sampson Davis( )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young men learn to forgive and reconnect with their fathers
The pact three young men make a promise and fulfill a dream by Sampson Davis( )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Jenkins, Sampson Davis and Rameck Hunt were three African American kids living in the inner city of Newark, all from broken homes, all living amid poverty, crime, and drug abuse. Two served time in juvenile detention centers. They met in high school and together they made a pact: they would support each other for as long as it would take for them to become doctors. Through an affirmative action program, they enrolled at Seton Hall University's premed program, from which they graduated in 1995. In May 1999, they graduated with degrees in medicine and dentistry. The pact is an extraordinary testament to the power of male friendship. Friendships among young men often revolved around taking risks, often unnecessary or even dangerous risks
We beat the street how a friendship pact led to success by Sampson Davis( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Making a pact to stick together through the rough times in their impoverished Newark neighborhood, three boys found the strength and determination to work through their difficulties in order to complete high school, get through college, and attend medical school together. Sampson, George, and Rameck could easily have followed their childhood friends into drug dealing, gangs, and prison. When they met in high school, they recognized in each other the desire and ability to "beat the street." Along the way they made mistakes, faced disappointments, and nearly failed, but by working hard, finding positive role models, resisting negative influences, and supporting each other at every turn, they achieved their goals, and more. Today they call themselves the Three Doctors, and work in the same community where they grew up--where they run The Three Doctors Foundation, creating opportunities for inner-city communities through education, mentoring, and health awareness
We beat the street how a friendship pact helped us succeed by Sampson Davis( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
George Jenkins, together with Sampson Davis and Rameck Hunt, made a teenage pact to leave their impoverished New Jersey neighbourhood, attend medical school, and become doctors, despite a parent's drug addiction, forays into crime, and succeeding in an environment that made "failing equal to being cool." For junior and senior high readers. Bestseller 2005
Hei xiang zhong de xiao shu miao by Sampson Davis( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Three Doctors
Languages
English (46)
Chinese (1)
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