Name: Jason Yanowitz
Nickname on the boards: Jason. Kevin keeps trying to make J-Train a thing, but it’s not a thing.
Member Since: The beginning.
Occupation: Software Engineer
Words to live by: Friends don’t let friends cross picket lines.
Favorite quote: The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways; the point, however, is to change it.
Favorite movies: The Godfather; 20 Feet from Stardom; Pride
Favorite food: Kabobs (beef or chicken)
Favorite music or artist: For workouts, Rage Against the Machine.
Favorite sport or activity: Crossfit or wrestling with my kids.
Sport or activity that you are training for: (Quality of) Life. Trite but true.
Personal: Help my children develop confidence, empathy and emotional intelligence.
Professional: Write software to solve interesting problems in elegant ways at massive scale.
Athletic: Being in a place where I’m happy about my mobility. Pistol squats. Non-false-grip (regular grip?) muscle-ups.
I am passionate about: social justice, labor rights, and delicious food.
Name some things we don’t know about you: I love cocktails, I can juggle (certain) kettlebells, and I dropped out of a PhD program in Computer Science, bringing shame on my whole family. No regrets.
Adventure you are planning: Annie and I are taking the kids to England next summer.
Favorite etown memory: It opening.