Jeanette Jenkins

iVillage Fitness Expert

Jeanette Jenkins, founder and president of The Hollywood Trainer is the author of The Hollywood Trainer Weight-Loss Plan: 21 Days to Make Healthy Living a Lifetime Habit and creator of Bikini Bootcamp, part of her internationally successful Hollywood Trainer DVD Collection, created to inspire and motivate men and women to live a healthy life.

Jeanette is one of the country’s leading healthy lifestyle coaches, best known for her holistic approach, results-driven cross-training techniques, and supreme ability to motivate.  Jeanette has been featured on NBC’s Today show, The Dr. Oz Show, The Doctors, Fox News World and The Tyra Banks Show, USA Today, Fitness, Shape, Health, Self, O Magazine, Women’s Health and Fitness, In Style, Glamour, Marie Claire, Prevention, People and Us Weekly magazine.

Jeanette studied Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa and has earned over 18 international certifications covering nutrition and various methods of training.  She is a graduate of the Institute of Integrative Nutrition which is recognized by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and Columbia University. Her mission is to use her experience and education to teach and inspire men and women to live their best life.

Jeanette’s student and client roster has included Queen Latifah, Kimora Lee Simmons, Serena Williams, Robin Thicke, Paula Patton, Tia Mowry, Christina Applegate, Lauren Velez, Taryn Manning, Ian Ziering, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison, Jordana Brewster, Mara Brock Akil, NFL’s Ty Law and Brian Cox.   Terrell Owens describes Jeanette as being "high energy, passionate and knowledgeable. Says Owens, “Jeanette knows how to draw you in and keep you motivated."

Growing up in public housing in Canada, Jenkins was one of three children raised by a single mother and fitness is what kept her focused. A natural athlete, Jeanette found a safe haven in sports, one that taught her the value of discipline and team work, and most importantly instilled self confidence and a “can do” attitude.  Jeanette has benefited from social and community services as a child and dedicates her time and support to several non-profit organizations including the School on Wheels Organization the Los Angeles Downtown Women’s Shelter