Ben earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He majored in Education with a concentration in Social Studies and Language Arts. He taught for three years in North Carolina schools and two years in Japan. Ben is currently a student in the MSW program at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. His goal is to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He is very interested in pursuing a career working with college students on issues relating to substance abuse and mental health. When he has free time, he loves to relax at home with his two rescue dogs.