Ben is native of DeSoto County. He is a graduate of Southaven High School and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi with a concentration in Human Resource Management. Upon completion of his undergraduate studies, Ben was accepted to the University of Mississippi School of Law. He spent a summer semester of law school at the University of Hawaii before graduating early. Ben is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, Tennessee and Arkansas. He has been practicing since 2007. Ben is an approved guardian ad litem whose duty is to represent the best interests of a child or incapacitated person for the purpose of legal proceedings. He is also the Municipal Judge for the City of Horn Lake and Public Defender for the Municipal Court of Southaven. Ben has been an active member of Getwell Road Church for over 20 years. He has served as chairman of the Staff Parrish Relations Committee, a children’s church leader, a member of the New Young Married Sunday School Class and an usher. Ben lives in Southaven with his wife and their three children. In his spare time Ben enjoys hunting, fishing, SEC football, cooking and spending time with family and friends.