A "Native to the Nation of Texas." Gaining life experiences starting at the age of sixteen spending multiple months at a time in places like Thailand, Korea, and Italy. He became a chancellor of people and the different ideas and attitudes they present. Before the age of eighteen Ben produced, wrote, and directed Award winning films such as, 7 Days 7 Minutes, Majestic Vexations, and Freebird in one of the most prestigious film and media programs in the State of Texas with notable Alumni such as, David Gordon Green (Pineapple Express, Eastbound & Down) & Michael Mulvey (Pulitzer Prize winning photographer deep portrayal of the world of Anti-hero's).
Graduating from the Florida State College of Motion Picture and Recording Arts, with professors such as, Cinematographer Rexford Metz (Jaws, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, U-571, Total Recall) Director Victor Nunez (Academy Award Nominee Ulee's Gold & Grand Prize winner at Sundance Film Festival Ruby in Paradise), TV Director Chip Chalmers (Miami Vice, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Beverly Hills: 90210, Melrose Place), and Academy Award Winner Stuart Robertson (What Dreams May Come, Die Hard 2, The Patriot), with such films such as, American Pastime, Tsunami Beer Run, and, Bull (Picked up as a series being shot early 2011).
Ben is an integral part of J Global Entertainment through music, videos, and film production.