Ben was born in Ocala, Florida. His family moved to the Orlando area when he was 6 years old. Ben is one of five children. Throughout high school he excelled in sports receiving MVP awards in football, wrestling, weightlifting, and track, and upon graduation was offered a football scholarship to Charleston Southern University. While in the midst of playing sports and training, Ben discovered he had a passion for acting. He now lives in Atlanta, Georgia and is professionally acting and training full time.