George is a 17-year-old high school senior, a business entrepreneur, computer programmer, big brother, consultant, motivational speaker, and mentor.
George has participated in various tech events in his community and across the country. At the age of 13, George discovered his love for coding at the Hackathon Academy at Qeyno Labs, an Oakland, California-based tech company.
By the age of 16, George had found his passion — combining social justice and technology. George then decided to start a tech company, hoping to help other kids of color gain entry into the tech world as innovators, not just consumers.
George Hofstetter Technologies, Inc., encourages people to help change the world’s perspective on race through technology. George and his team speak to various audiences, such as police departments, educational institutions, civil servants, government officials, churches, and more.
George just released an app that aims to keep citizens free of police brutality and victimization, CopStop!. Aside from hosting and co-producing Up To Code’s Digital Divide, Vol.1, he continues to expand his business while applying to college, where he wants to study computer science and counseling psychology.