He is the grandson of Judith and Stanley Abrams, Barbara Cosslett and Gerry Hogan, all of Tucson.
Benjamin attends Esperero Middle School. He plays soccer with the Tucson Soccer Academy, baseball with Canyon View Little League and is an avid surfer. He also plays the guitar. For his mitzvah project, he collected over 50 pairs of shoes for Soles 4 Souls, an organization that has distributed over 12 million pairs of shoes to needy children worldwide.