About JJ Brenner

JJ Brenner UA Boot Camps Instructor BioMeet JJ Brenner. He’s currently a Lead Instructor for the UA Boot Camps and helps develop the curriculum as well. JJ has also designed a curriculum for a past employer to help teach “non-coders” how to build web applications.

JJ started programming when his father put a book about Visual Basic in his lap at age 8. Since then, he’s taught himself JavaScript, PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, and even a little C++ just for fun. He loves working in the educational sector and has built applications for a major university and local charter schools as well.

Being an entirely self-taught software engineer, who has also worked in sales and sales engineering, he brings a well-rounded perspective to programming and teaching. He believes that anyone can learn to code if they put their mind to it. He loves to share his experiences, knowledge, and passion for programming with his students.

Fun Facts:

  • He is a die hard Green Bay Packers fan.
  • He is married with with two kids, two cats, a dog, and 3 Xboxes.
  • He can play 4 musical instruments.
  • He. Loves. Bacon.