Ben Smith

Ben is a creator who is passionate about diverse representation in media. He documents his journey as @BecomingBen, sharing experiences as an adoptee raised by two dads, as part of a non-traditional family. Connection is the through line of Ben’s work—it's all rooted in bringing the world closer together.Prior to creating online, Ben founded @goalhousenyc, a communal house for young creatives in Brooklyn. While fostering this community, Ben also launched a free housing scholarship for adoptees.