Ben is a middle school English teacher employed by the New York City Department of Education. Originally from Texas, Ben moved to New York to attend college at The New School, graduating with a B.A. in Literature. He went on to New York University, where he earned his M.A. in English Education. Ben joined Voices of Gotham in January 2014 and immediately regretted not having joined sooner. Outside of singing and teaching, he enjoys cycling, reading and Netflix.