Donovan Jenkins is a photographer, athlete, and brand ambassador in Portland, Oregon. He served 4 years in the US Army as an infantry paratrooper and was honorably discharged after two combat deployments to Iraq. After serving in the military, he then moved to Los Angeles, California, where he studied philosophy and social thought at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and began his photography career. During that same time Donovan began competing in endurance sporting events, such as long distance cycling and ultramarathon trail running. Donovan has completed over 30 ultramarathon trail races, including multiple 100-mile runs. While recovering from a running injury, Donovan is focusing on rock climbing and mountaineering. His fitness and love of the outdoors influence his photography, which focuses on athletes, nature, and dramatic relationship between the two. Donovan has worked with brands like The North Face, HipCamp, Vega, Thrive Magazine, PETA, and Vicia Athletics.