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Episode 070 – Nerando Johnson – was a truck driver but wanted more in his life. So he taught himself how to be a web developer. He is also very active in the freeCodeCamp community where he runs the local Atlanta meetup for freeCodeCamp. Last year Nerando was on a team of primarily self-taught developers that entered the AT&T hackathon. His team ended up winning the hackathon and took home the $40,000 first place. He works as a freelance web developer. He just graduated from the FlatIron coding bootcamp.

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Free Code Camp – the leading site for learning how to code.

Code For Atlanta – We’re a bunch of civic-minded technologists, designers, and topic experts using our skills to improve Atlanta and the world.

Passion Planner – An appointment calendar, goal setting guide, journal, sketchbook, gratitude log & personal and work to-do lists all in one notebook.

Nerando Johnson

A Jamaican transplant currently living in Atlanta, Ga. Past student of the FlatIrion School and still going through freeCodeCamp curriculum. Local freeCodecamp organizer and writer of ok-ish blogs.

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