One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

by Mark D. Weinstein, Executive Director of Public Relations

In this episode, we delve into the inspiring journey of Dr. Frank Jenista, former professor of international studies at Cedarville University. Dr. Jenista's early life was marked by a nomadic existence, having attended 13 schools in 12 years as the son of missionary parents in the Philippines. Upon arriving at Cedarville, he found not just an academic institution but a supportive community that became a steadfast anchor in his life. 

Despite Cedarville lacking an Asian studies major during Dr. Jenista's tenure, his professors tailored a curriculum that uniquely equipped him for a distinguished career in public service. From his roots in the Philippines to becoming a U.S. diplomat, Dr. Jenista's story is a testament to the transformative power of education and the unwavering support of a nurturing community. 

Dr. Jenista also shares insights from his extensive career, spanning roles in Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, South America, and the Philippines. His dedication to public service and his contributions to Philippine-American history, exemplified in his book White Apos: American Governors on the Cordillera Central, make for a compelling narrative of a life lived well. 

Join us as we explore the remarkable journey of Dr. Frank Jenista, a testament to the enduring impact of education, mentorship, and a sense of community.


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