Benjamin served as a Mission Spark Fellow in 2020, where he excelled at creative problem-solving, communications, data analytics, research, and narrative writing. Benjamin is also a writer, filmmaker, and podcast producer. His stories focus on global human rights, the environment, climate change, and LGBTQIA+ themes. He is the founder of a nonprofit that works to reduce plastic waste and the co-host and co-creator of People Place Power. Benjamin graduated from Colorado College, where he was a Boettcher Scholar.