Jackson Ward
Jackson Ward

Jackson Ward

Years of professional experience?
2

Year that you started the iCAN program

  • 2020

What was your major and background?
Mathematics Education - Mathematics High School Teacher

Research/Engagement Experience

What are your interests within computer science?
Human Computer Interaction, Data Science, AI.

Project Title

How did you get interested in Computer Science?
Taught self Java during quarantine - Took classes at Parkland during summer - Accidentally stumbled on ICan.

What social interests matter to you?

What is your most impactful iCAN experience?
Honestly, I really enjoyed working with Dr. Williams and Dr. Gertner outside of class. I would go to office hours for help, and talking with them both about class and any other topic really. They were really there for us and helped cultivate our interests and skills in computer science!

What are your hobbies/outside interests?
Guitar, Video Games, Our Dog

Where are you from?
Illinois