013 - Jerome Hardaway - Air Force to the Web's Captain America

Published: January 15, 2019
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Jerome Hardaway, who went from enlisted in the Air Force to self-taught software engineer. He is also the founder of the non-profit Vets Who Code. Jerome shares with us his journey of entering the military, the challenges faced coming back home, and how he overcame the haters to start a successful program teaching others to be developers.

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Jerome Hardaway
Jerome Hardaway


  • military
  • non-profit