Ben graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law in 2018. A native of Utah, Ben came to North Carolina in 2015 to pursue a career confronting poverty and discrimination. During law school Ben was actively engaged in pro bono work and spent two summers as a Martin Luther King Jr. Intern with Legal Aid of North Carolina. He likes to spend his leisure time reading, travelling, and occasionally cooking. He loves North Carolina and intends to make it his long-time home.