Justin Jenkins has nearly two decades of experience in the tech industry, having held various roles. Early on, he found a passion for databases. An early adopter of MongoDB after years of working with SQL, he has made contributions to startups, well known tech companies, and non-profit organizations. Recognized by MongoDB as an Enthusiast, he shares his expertise through resources like this book, online courses which you can find on LinkedIn Learning, and speaking events. Having lived on both coasts of the US, he currently resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado with his wife and two incredibly fun, and incredibly exhausting boys. When not coding, he enjoys cooking, supporting soccer teams like the Seattle Sounders and Manchester United, and exploring the outdoors. He constantly mediates on the words of Mark 9:23-24 and hopes to for the rest of his life.