Ben grew up in the rural community of Tinnin, just outside of Clinton, MS. He left for the Marine Corps right out of high school. While stationed in Hawaii, Ben was often deployed and involved in ship board security operations in the middle east and also served in Fallujah, Iraq. He met his wife Mayumi in Tokyo Japan while deployed there in early 2003. Ben and Mayumi have have four children (Ben III, Maia, Kayleah, and Izzie.) After being honorably discharged from the Marines, Ben moved to Laurel to work as the manager of a local business. After arriving in Laurel, he became interested in real-estate and began purchasing rental properties. Taking that interest further, he obtained his real estate license and began working with Southern Property Group LLC. Ben and his wife Mayumi are members at Audubon Drive Bible Church in Laurel.
Laurel, MS 39440