A.A., Mount Hood Community College
Hired in 2021
Benny is a Portland native who grew up and graduated from Parkrose High School. Before his professional work at the college level, he worked at Parkrose High School as an On-Track Coordinator for two years. This was a student success position where Benny was able to walk alongside students in their academics, attendance, and behavioral parts of life.
Benny loves being the Resident Director at MU because he is able to shepherd students as they develop. He is passionate about disciple making and helping people get to where they want to go. Benny is also the youth pastor at Anthem Church and works with young people at local high schools.
When not at work, Benny enjoys dating his wife and playing with his two dogs Mija and Milly.