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Persevere Instructor Spotlight: Meet Jason Doty

Our greatest asset is our staff. Particularly our instructors who are helping our folks gain valuable skills in coding. Not only are they top notch instructors, but they are pretty amazing humans as well. Check out the Instructor Spotlight series to get to know them.

: Jason Doty

What Location do you teach at and for how long?
Families First Instructor at the Huntington, TN Office , With persevere 3 years

Where are you from originally?
Memphis, TN

Where did you learn coding?
Craigmont High School – Memphis, TN

What is your favorite thing about coding?
I love logic and reason. Coding is logic and reason in it purest form. Off. On.

What is the hardest thing about coding?
Understanding that you do NOT have to memorize every piece of code but instead know WHERE to find the answers.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?
I love watching students have that AHA! moment, when you can visibly see their joy at discovering the solution.

Tell us about a project you worked on that you are especially proud of.
I’m currently working with the Persevere Curriculum Content Creation Team on new and exciting features for our participants.
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
I’m a fitness fanatic. The Gym is my second home.
Favorite Movie or Show.
I’m currently enthralled with The Witcher, Outer Banks and The Bear
What is the best piece of advice you ever received?
Everyone in our industry suffers from Imposter Syndrome at some point or another. I am not alone. Keep Calm and Code on.
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