Former Detroit City Council President Saunteel Jenkins shares her breast cancer battle

Jenkins shares story in hopes of helping others

DETROIT – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Local 4′s thoughts are with Saunteel Jenkins, the CEO of the Heat and Warmth Fund and former Detroit City Council president.

Jenkins has spent most of her career in the public eye, serving the community and helping people in need. She’ll be the first to admit she often puts the needs of others before her own.

Now, in the middle of a fight for her life, it’s no surprise that her focus is to share her battle in hopes of helping others.

You can watch Rhonda Walker’s full conversation with Jenkins in the video posted above.

About the Author:

Rhonda Walker has been helping Detroiters get motivated and ready for the day for the past 22 years. A confessed morning person, this award winning talented and versatile journalist starts her day at 2:00 am to co-anchor the weekday morning newscast at WDIV-Local 4 News. A position she’s held since 2003.