George is an 18 year-old highschool graduate and now a Freshman at Menlo College. He has participated in multiple tech events in his community and has created web and mobile applications that are centered around social justice! George founded his tech company George Hofstetter Technologies inc. at the age of 16 while still a sophomore in high school. His very first project was Connect The Dots, a social network for African-American students in predominately white private schools so they would have the opportunity to connect with eachother and help eachotther through tough times. Now George is working on an app that will be the 21st Century key from staying safe from police brutality, CopStop! This app is now live on the iOS app store!Learn More!
George is an alumni of a prestigious program called The Hidden Genius Project. The Hidden Genius Project trains and mentors black-male youth in technology creation, entrepenuership, and leadership skills to transform their lives and communities.
George has an extremely bright future! He wants to change the world with technology and make a difference in his community. George founded his tech company,George Hofstetter Technologies inc.when he was just 15 years old. George in the fall of 2018 will be on scholarship studying business and entrepreneurship at Menlo College in Silicon Valley.
George was a tech intern in the Oakland Mayor's office as well as being the first student to partcipate in Google's new program: Shadow a Googler. Two years ago he presented to all of the commanding officers at the San Leandro Police Department his app, CopStop.
Hackathons are coding events where you are able to network and create life long connections with mentors in the tech community! George has participated in three hackathons in the past two years produced by Qeyno Labs and now continues as a mentor at the Hackathons.
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