Mike Jett

Managing Director

Mike is a documentary photographer who uses his attention span, vision, and wit to express a visual commentary on life in America. He makes photos sometimes for humor, sometimes for advocacy, but always as a conversation starter.

Before joining Focus on the Story, he was Chief Operating Officer of freeCodeCamp.org. His program ‘Open Source for Good’ contributed over $2 million dollars worth of web development to 32 different nonprofit organizations, pro bono. His program ‘Commit’ raised $800k in individual donations to tech education nonprofits. He has held an Artist Residency with 202Creates in Washington, D.C., focused on crafting images for nonprofits to amplify the impact of their programs for fundraising. Mike holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Harvard University.