Cole JacksonCole Jackson grew up in tiny Cedar Point, Kansas (pop. 25) where his family operated a cattle yard for most of his childhood.  As a 2011 National Merit Finalist, he received a generous scholarship to attend the University of Oklahoma.  There he worked as a tutor for the school’s Multicultural Engineering Program and as a student assistant in the Department of Modern Languages.  He graduated from OU with a degree in Computer Science in 2017.

Today, Cole works as a software engineer for Garmin at their headquarters in Olathe.  He lives in downtown Kansas City, MO and enjoys the stark contrast to his rural upbringing.  Outside work, he enjoys pub trivia, coffee shops, reading nonfiction, and automating literally everything in his apartment.

Cole is currently a Classroom Instructor. Even if you’re not enrolled in a class, you’ll likely see him at Office Hours in Leawood.