Born and raised in the Charlottesville area, Jalen took an Interest in IT at a very young age. After disassembling and reassembling a work computer his mother received from UVA (without her permission by the way). Jalen fell in love with the process of building computers, this led him down the path of Information Technology. Since then, he’s developed his skills from a wide range of employment such as UVA, GOV Contracting and Region 10. Before ultimately coming to NWG Solutions where he much prefers the amazing people and challenging work. His spare time consists of video games, learning Japanese, and going to the gym.
What’s the best part of your job?
Being able to work with people who are very knowledgeable and help me improve in every aspect. My goal is to become the best I can be, this environment facilitates that very well.
When You’re not at work, what’s your favorite thing to do for fun?
I love to play video games, I play this game called League of Legends. If I’m not playing games I’m more than likely watching anime or at the gym.
Name One Thing About you that most people don’t know or wouldn’t expect.
I’m not sure if it’s unexpected but when I was younger, I played Halo 3 at a professional level. I got to travel to Europe and most of the US as a sponsored player to compete and won a good amount of money. I also am top 300 in North America at League of Legends.