Currently resides in New York City. Jenshel received a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in 1978 and a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1980. A solo exhibition of his work was held at the Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, in 1987. Desert Places, a monograph, was published in 1991.
Merry A. Foresta, Stephen Jay Gould, and Karal Ann Marling Between Home and Heaven: Contemporary American Landscape Photography (Washington, D.C. and Albuquerque, New Mexico: The National Museum of American Art in association with the University of New Mexico Press, 1992)