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Jenk is a 16-year-old social entrepreneur, public speaker, social change activist, DJ, actor and presenter as well as the Founder & CMO of Thred Media, a 100% social enterprise focused on Publishing, Consulting and Production aimed at Generation Z.

The central tenet of the business is the social change focused website Thred where the writing team covers all aspects of youth culture seen through the lens of social change. It reaches teens and young adults in 150+ countries and has won several awards including four W3 Awards, an International Davey Award, Amazon AWS Activator Award and been a finalist for a global KidScreen award. 

Jenk has been featured in 250+ articles including Forbes, Business Insider, Oracle Star-up as well as having won several awards including the Diana Award Honour Role 2021, Great British Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (finalist), Rise Scholarship Foundation (Finalist) ‘Progress 1000: Most Influential Person- Science and Tech’ from The Evening Standard, the ‘Tech London Advocates:  25 under 25’ award, PMI 50 Future Leaders and he was voted ‘Top 20 Young Entrepreneurs To Watch’ by Start-Up magazine. Jenk received a column in London’s Time Out magazine entitled ‘Ask Jenk’, enabling young people to write in and ask questions on all things Gen Z.

On the speaking circuit, Jenk enjoys talking about the future of Generation Z, Young Entrepreneurship, Social Change and Youth Employment with the hope of helping other young people develop their impactful ideas.  He has given three TEDx Talks entitled ‘Ideas Ink.’; ‘Breaking the Pattern’ and ‘Can a ‘Like’ change the world- the power of clicktivism’ as well as having spoken at 6 Model United Nations conferences including Oxford Global: Model United Nations Conference London & Athens; Vox YMS NYC Marketing Conference- New York City; Oxford Global: Summit For Young Leaders- Athens & London; Amazon AWS Summit- London; Brand Week- Istanbul; SES Student Employability Summit- London, NACUE Enterprise Conference and SME Beyond Borders Conference- Dubai. 

Jenk is a member of the Google Z-Council, Oracle Star-Ups, Microsoft Surface young entrepreneur team and The Knowledge Society (TKS).

He also sits on the Marketing Board for Founders4Schools, WorkFinder App, UpNext Education and Prospect 100 as well as being an Ambassador for Climate Science (climate), Youthtopia (climate), Impactr (social change), Bit Back 2030 (food), Youthify (climate), Earth Day (climate), Force of Nature (climate), Youth Climate Database, Let’s Localise (education), The Song Academy, and The Youth Group. 

Jenk has been seen in West End theatre, TV, commercials, music videos, short films, voice-overs and several commercial print campaigns. Jenk’s hobbies include piano, gaming, rowing and rugby.

Public Speaking

Jenk enjoys speaking publicly on the topic of Generation Z, social change, youth employment and young entrepreneurship with the aim of helping other young people develop their ideas. He has created a teaching workshop entitled ‘Ideas Ink.’, where he guides young people through the process of getting their ideas out of their heads and onto paper.

Past Public Speaking Engagements:

TEDx Talk
‘Can a ‘Like’ change the world- the power of clicktivism”
TEDx Cyprus, Cyrpus
15 year old Jenk, spoke about the power of Gen Z clicktivism.

TEDx Talk
‘Ideas Ink.’
TEDx Harlow, UK
11 year old Jenk, one of the youngest TEDx speakers gives his talk entitled Ideas Ink. for the very first time.

TEDx Talk
‘Breaking the Pattern’
TEDx King’s College, UK
Jenk both hosted & spoke at this TEDx event entitle Breaking Patterns; which he feels very passionately about.

Oxford Global: Model United Nations
Student Union, Oxford Univ, UK
Jenk was the closing speaker at the three-day event held inside the prestigious Oxford University Student Union.

Amazon AWS Summit London
Amazon Conference, UK
Jenk spoke about iCoolKid & interviewed Dr Werner Vogels about everything from AI to Big Data.

SME Beyond Borders Dubai
Marriot Marquis, Dubai
Jenk spoke about how Gen Z sees the next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, food, technology.

Oxford Global: Summit for Young leaders (Athens 2019 & London 2021)
Byron College, Athens, Greece
Oxford University hosts a 5-day conference on Leadership. Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship, the gig economy, and the new reality for employment.

Brand Week Istanbul Turkey
Brand Week Istanbul, Turkey
Speaking in front of 2000+ people, Jenk presented on young entrepreneurship and starting a company.

Tech. Retail Week Conference
Tech. Retail Conference, UK
Gen Z Consulting: Jenk spoke at this industry-led conference about retail trends and how to garner share of mind & wallet.

London Speaker Bureau Global Conference
LSB, London
Jenk spoke about how Gen Z sees the next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, food, technology.

NACUE Enterprise Conference
NACUE, University of Kent, UK
Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and how to get your company out of the classroom and into the Board room.

Maximum Achievement Conference 2.0
Self Made Conference, UK
Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and using winning strategy to forge ahead despite one’s age.

Future Minds Network Conference
Building the next generation of teenpreneurs, Australia
Jenk spoke about how Gen Z sees the next 10 years: education, employment, food, social responsibility, social media, advertising, marketing, food, technology.

The Future of Social Media
Oppidan Education, UK
‘A Life On-Line, the Future of Social Media’. Discussion centered around the benefits and drawbacks of life online at all ages.

KIDTech Conference London
KIDTech Conference, UK
Jenk spoke about starting a company at a young age and how modern technology helped achieve his goals.

Arlix Meet: Young Entrepreneur Conference
Arlix Meet London, UK
Ideas Ink.: Jenk spoke about young entrepreneurship and how he created a company.

Young Entrepreneur Festival
Kidpreneur Conference, UK
Jenk spoke about starting a company and taught 8 Ideas Ink. workshops to young people.



Jenk likes to focus his time on helping young people achieve their goals and improving their odds for success. With that as a goal, he has concentrated his work around education, social change, employment and entrepreneurship while still leaving room for the amazing work done by one of his favourite charities, Jeans for Genes. 

Global Citizen
Global Media Partner
As media partners, we interact with Global Citizen on a daily basis, they are a movement of engaged citizens who are using their collective voice to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Earth Day

Global Ambassador and Speaker
EARTHDAY.ORG’s mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. Growing out of the first Earth Day in 1970, EARTHDAY.ORG is the world’s largest recruiter to the environmental movement. 

Force of Nature, UK
Media Partner and Ambassador

They empower young people to turn their eco-anxiety into agency and work with leaders across business and education to drive intergenerational solutions.

Youthify, US

Media Partner and Ambassador
Youth.ify’s mission is to empower, rather than simply inspire, young people to take impactful action on environmental issues by providing a global platform for young environmentalists to unify through connection, collaboration and support.

Impactr App, EU

Media Partner and Ambassador
A social video-sharing platform where you can make an impact.​ Watch, discover, and act on everyday actions that add together to make a collaborative global impact.

Youthtopia, Bali

Circle of Youth Member and Speaker
Our mission at YOUTHTOPIA is to provide space that brings young people together, ignites their passions and grows their skills to become active changemakers. We will achieve this by creating short and meaningful peer to peer programs off and online.

Climate Science, US

Media Partner and Ambassador
ClimateScience is a UK-based global charity led by hundreds of driven volunteers from 30 countries and a small team of staff. We aim to make learning engaging, accessible and reliable. ​

Global Youth Climate Database, US

Media Partner and Ambassador
Global Youth Climate Database (GYCD) connects youth climate leaders from all over the world in the fight against climate change. h​ttps://

Anti-Bullying Pro, UK

Media Partner and Supporter
Supported by HRH The Duke of Cambridge, The Diana Award Anti-Bullying Campaign engages young people, parents and teachers to change the attitudes, behaviour and culture of bullying by building skills and confidence to address different situations, both online and offline.

SoundMind, US

Ambassador and Speaker
SoundMind is committed to advancing the field of mental health research and connecting that with the latest mental health technologies at the palm of your fingertips.

UK Youth, UK

Speaker and Youth Supporter
UK Youth is a leading charity with a vision that all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives.

Founders4Schools, UK
Member Marketing Advisory Committee and Ambassador

Its mission is to inspire students and prepare them for the rapidly changing world of work. They do this by enabling educators to invite business leaders for encounters with their students.

Up Next Education, Israel

Member Marketing Advisory Committee and Ambassador
Young entrepreneurship focused-know as the TikTok of idea pitching. The first-ever platform that connects teens’ startups & Cryptocurrency

Prospect 100, UK
Member Marketing Advisory Committee & Young Entrepreneurship Captain
Jenk works with the Founders to unearth talented youth from around the world to participate in their competitions and live events that provide opportunities to meet recognised industry leaders. The goal is to provide mentoring and work placements across several industries.


Member Marketing Advisory Committee & Ambassador
Visits schools to speak to young people and inspire them to pursue goals and unearth ‘Lost Einsteins’. Its mission is to inspire students and prepare them for the rapidly changing world of work. They do this by enabling educators to invite business leaders for encounters with their students.

Workfinder App
Member Marketing Advisory Committee
Jenk invites young people to intern in order to get work experience at the office. At Workfinder, they inspire youth to find a future they will love, to discover exciting career opportunities and explore the working world on their terms.

The Youth Group
A marketplace of youth-led services that enable young people to be better leaders, learn the art of business faster, access essential advice and support and build their own personal brands. Tangible tools that enable young people to search out purposeful professional opportunities and gain confidence to start up on their own.

The Song Academy
Ambassador/Contributor/Event Host
Song Academy focuses on the creative process of songwriting – writing powerful lyrics and composing interesting melodies & instrumental parts.  They believe that songwriting is hugely beneficial to young people’s mental health, especially in their increasingly demanding, fast-paced & technological lives, with little time to reflect and create for fun.

Jeans for Genes
National Spokesperson/Ambassador
They help disorder-specific charities and patient groups to deliver inspiring projects and support services for children affected by a genetic disorder in the UK. The monies raised on Jeans for Genes Day provides grants for day-to-day support, equipment, nursing and patient support services, and events which bring together affected children and their families.


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