Cody is a first generation student, who aims to leverage his passion for computer science to improve education and society as a whole. He is a first year Computer Science Ph.D. student at Stanford University, and a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a B.S. and an M.Eng. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. During his M.Eng., Cody worked with Prof. Isaac Chuang and the Office of Digital Learning on identifying and characterizing subpopulations in MITx and HarvardX courses.