Benjamin Carlton

Benjamin Carlton is an actor, activist, and social entrepreneur from Philadelphia, PA. He received his MBA from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University before moving to Miami to pursue a career in accounting. In 2013, while in Miami, he co-founded the iconic BMe Community. Under his leadership, BMe influenced national policy and committed millions of dollars to local community leaders. BMe's 300+ fellows have raised more than $350 million and helped over 2 million families secure educational, economic, human rights, health, and wellness opportunities. Benjamin has more than ten years of experience in social innovation, public relations, equity, inclusion, and as an executive director. He advocates for a better America and fights for the rights and fair treatment of the Black and LGBTQ communities. Benjamin resides in Los Angeles.