Major League Hacking (MLH) is built to empower hackers, helping early career technologists get the skills they need to be successful in their future, all while having fun, learning, and growing. Today MLH works with 1 in 3 CS majors in the United States and 150,000+ hackers worldwide. We are only able to do this because of the strength of our community and the people in it. Each year we gather stories of some of the hackers in it who inspire us. Read more →
Jorge came to programming in high school in Guadalajara, Mexico. Once in University, he convinced his friends to drive twelve hours to his first hackathon, HackMTY. Since then he's become an MLH Fellow and gotten job with the skills he learned. He continues to give back running a club that has helped dozens of students get their own jobs.
These hackers are people who have stood out from the crowd and done something exceptional within the hacker community. Whether they were creating an event to bring tech education to their area, working to make the tech world more inclusive, or programming a project with a positive impact on society, they have all inspired us. Like you, they are students or recent graduates who are using their knowledge to make the world a better place.