Tom Jenkins

Online Trading Academy
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Tom Jenkins developed an acute awareness of supply, demand and how to find value through his career as a business owner. He became interested in the financial markets after watching so many people struggle through the 2008 recession. He sought out professional training, and ultimately became an Online Trading Academy Instructor.

In class, Tom shares his lifetime of buying and selling to help students connect their everyday experiences with a simple market plan. He focuses on risk management, capital preservation and the importance of preparation and following a rules-based trading plan.

As a full-time futures trader, Tom enjoys the freedom and independence that a successful life in trading affords. He is generous in sharing his perspective outside of class as well, through his contribution to the OTA Mastermind community.


  • Owned and operated a successful automotive business for 30 years
  • Private Equity Investor
  • Professional futures trader since 2014


  • US Markets


  • Stocks


  • Member, Mastermind Community
  • Co-Hosted MM Clubhouse Wisconsin Traders Edge
  • Dean of Men, Royal Family KIDS Camp


Wisconsin, USA

What Students Are Saying

“Tom Jenkins truly motivated us with a great passion for the subject with new platform, CliK. His passion truly cleared up my Core Strategy 10 times better as CliK itself is a 10 times easier platform.”

, October 2019

“I learned a great deal from Tom Jenkins, our OTA Core Strategy instructor. I didn't just learn the process but also how to plan ahead before making any trades. It's not all about trading but it's about strategy. You can trade all day long but if you don't have a strategy, you are going to lose big time.”

, October 2019

“This experience can be life changing for those that are willing to put in the work. I'm looking forward to furthering my education with OTA, and will recommend it to friends and family. Tom is an excellent instructor. Great personality and presentation skills. His knowledge of the material made it possible to feel that I've gained a solid understanding of the Core Strategy.”

, August 2019

“I came into the week knowing almost nothing about trading, but throughout the week, Tom, our instructor, was very good about catering to every style of learning, super enthused about the topic, and made sure everyone understood what was going on. Even if you are retaking the class, you will always learn new things. The class is definitely worth the time and money for the education you get out of it. ”

, August 2019

“The instructor Tom Jenkins did an outstanding job explaining things. The use of visual aids and drawings on the charts made things much clearer bringing out the details.”

, July 2019

“Online Trading Academy Core Strategy class was wonderful. The information that was given made trading that much easier. The way that the instructor broke each of the six steps down was phenomenal. I have a hard time choosing which one I enjoyed the best, the Core Strategy program, or the instructor, Tom Jenkins.”

, July 2019

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