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Jerry Bruce Jenkins was born on Friday, September 23, 1949 in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Jenkins is an American novelist and biographer. He is best known as co-author of the Left Behind series series of books with Tim LaHaye, Jenkins has written over 150 books, including romance novels, mysteries, adult serials, and children's adventures. His works usually feature evangelical Christians as protagonists. In 2005, Jenkins and LaHaye ranked 9th in Amazon.com's 10th Anniversary Hall of Fame authors ranked according to the largest numbers of books sold at Amazon.com in the 10 years since it opened on Sunday, July 16, 1995. Jenkins and his wife Diana have three sons and several grandchildren.