Major: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
Hometown: Eagan, MN
High School: Eagan High School
Size of Graduating Class: 550
Sports/Clubs/Orgs Benji Participated in: Ultimate Frisbee, Speech Team, NHS, 11 Theater Productions, Link Crew
Awards Received: AP Scholar, Spotlight Triple Threat Top 24, Top 10%, Dean's list
Why Benji Chose His Major: "I've always been very interested in Chemistry and math has always come easily to me, so I figured a good combination of the two would be Chemical Engineering. I'm still deciding on whether or not I will do the double major in chemistry, but I am leaning towards it."
Favorite Things: Food: pasta, Sports Team: Minnesota Vikings, Band: Mumford and Sons (mostly their old stuff), Song: The Man Who Can't be Moved by The Script, TV Show: How I Met Your Mother, Movie: Interstellar
Dislikes: Bees and country music
Favorite Place In Benji's Home-State: The North Shore
Favorite Place on Campus: Memorial Terrace
One Word That Describes Benji's Personality: Sarcastic!
Favorite Color: Blue
When Benji was a kid, he wanted to be a: Professional Football Player
Favorite Music Groups/Acts: Mumford and Sons, and The Man Who Can't Be Moved (by The Script)
If Benji had a free night to do whatever he wanted, he would: Hang out with friends and just relax
Hero/Heroine: "My Older Brother - He has made difficult decisions in his life, but they are always admirable. He enlisted in the Navy as a nuclear engineer after High School, and has had to work extremely hard since then. He is just an all around great person, and I couldn't have asked for a better role model growing up."
Goals as a Wisconsin Singer: "I am looking forward to helping all of the communities we get to visit. I want to inspire people of all ages, and help some of them realize they are passionate about music. "