Ben was born in Fayetteville, NC but raised in Greensboro, NC and attended the Guilford County School system graduating from Page High School in 1996. He went on to attend Benedict College in Columbia, SC where he was a student athlete. Ben graduated with a B.S. in Recreation in 2003. Ben is now attending Duke Divinty School in pursuit of a Master’s of Divinity.
Ben has always dedicated himself to serving people and the community. He worked in the City of Greensboro Parks & Rec. for seven years, as a Case Manager in Mental Health services, as an educator for twelve years with GCS system. For many years he volunteered as a coach with the Parks & Rec, AAU basketball, and USSSA baseball. On the high school level, he coached varsity girls’ basketball for four years, boys/girls’ tennis for two years, and as an assistant softball coach for four years. Ben has always had a passion for working with youth and the community.
The passion for serving the community has led Ben to this new journey of financial services. He obtained his Insurance license in July and joined JD Financial Group in August. He is looking forward to the opportunity to offer financial strategies and solutions to individuals, families, and the community. Ben is insurance lincensed in NC.