Ben is a Buckeye super fan! When you see him, he is always wearing something Ohio State. He’s currently taking advanced classes in the 7th grade and active on the student council. He also loves to swim and ride his 4 wheeler!
Siblings Name and Birthdays: Megan and Lauren
Parents Names: Emilie and Craig
Samuel's Favorite Things:
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Subject: Math
Favorite Candy: Kit-Kat
Favorite Sport: Football
Favorite Superhero: Batman
What she wants to be when she grows up: A sports medicine physician or cardiologist
Ben's Congenital Heart Defect Journey:
Ben was born with congenital heart disease d-TGA. He was on ECMO after his first open heart surgery for 15 hours. He has now had two open heart surgeries and has a donor aorta. Ben started in BuckeyeThon from 2009-2015 and we’re excited to be welcoming him back this year!