Ben grew up in Harare Zimbabwe. He played rugby at a young age and looked up to his Grandfather who Captained the Zimbabwe National Team and his Father who played in two Rugby World Cups. As a teen Ben left Zimbabwe for South Africa to study at University. While in South Africa, he played for the Blue Bulls 7s team and made the Zimbabwe Rugby 7s team. Ben moved to Utah for post graduate studies where he met his wife Candy, and they now have two children. Ben’s little brother Joseph also plays for the Warriors.