J Collins is a lifelong educator, public servant, and storyteller. They are the CEO of Liminal Esports (an education and games research startup) and Executive Director of GG+ (a nonprofit empowering tweens and teens through inclusive esports). They previously led game-based education and ed tech policy initiatives at the Smithsonian Institution's Center for Learning and Digital Access and later at the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Technology. J founded the first high school varsity esports team at an all-girls' school, currently teaches computer science in Cleveland, Ohio, and is an alum of the Union for Reform Judaism’s LGBTQIA+ JewV’Nation Cohort.
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