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Kepler Sticka-JonesSalt Lake City, UT, USA
Email: kepler@stickajones.orgPGP: BD03 EB59 2620 3455 CF0A 838E F711 C2D5 38D9 CF6CGitHub: keplersjTwitter: @realKeplerSJLinkedIn: keplersjKeybase: keplersjInstagram: keplersj_


I am a computer programmer and college student based out of Salt Lake City, with experience in entrepreneurship, student leadership, and open source software development.


Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Director of Company Launch

Apr 2019 - Present

Company Launch Associate

Aug 2018 - Apr 2019

  • Developed a close, mentoring relationship with student entrepreneurs
  • Worked to create a diverse and active cohort of companies at various stages
  • Helped student entrepreneurs overcome obstacles and accomplish milestones

Marriott Library

Computer Operator

May 2017 - Present

  • Fulfilled Patron Requests within Precise Specifications
  • Worked within Small Team to Fulfill Requests in a Timely Manner
  • Digitized Sensitive Documents using situation specific hardware and software

Associated Students of the University of Utah

Associate Director of Student Resources

Jun 2018 - Mar 2019

  • Created and maintained dataset of businesses offering discounts for students
  • Met with students confidentially in order to discuss sensitive and personal issues
  • Connected students with various issue-relevant on-campus resource when needed


Founder & Chief Technology Officer

Oct 2016 - Feb 2018

Founded the company in the Company Launch space at Lassonde Studios on the University of Utah campus with cofounder Aaron Hsu. I led the development of and oversaw the whole of Blerp’s technical products including the Blerp Progressive Web App (found at, iOS app, Android app, and public API (found at While building the products many open source projects were utilized and contributed to such as GraphQL (with Apollo), React Native, Flowtype, and TypeScript.


University of Utah

Political Science BS

2016 - Present

Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Lassonde 400 L1, HackTheU, Association for Computing Machinery, Associated Students of the University of Utah

Judge Memorial Catholic High School

2012 - 2016

Debate, Programming, FIRST Robotics Competition, SkillsUSA 3D Animation Competition, Quidditch, Peer Ministry, National Junior Classical League


Team Management, Team Leadership, Mentorship, Computer Programming (Full-stack JavaScript, HTML5, iOS, Android)