Born and raised in Upstate New York, Ben is a freshman in the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business. He plans to pursue a Dual Language Major in Mandarin and Korean in the College as well as double concentrate in Finance and Business Analytics in Wharton. As someone that is obsessed with puzzles, Ben is planning to either go into management consulting or become a crossword maker for the New York Times. Some of his favorite authors include Daniel Kahneman, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, and Michael Lewis. He also has an extremely secret soft spot for rom-coms. Ben is also involved with the Penn Debate Society, PennSEM, and the Wharton Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Club. In his free time, Ben enjoys playing chess, juggling, and backpacking through the Adirondacks.