Ben Feinblum is a high school senior who lives his passion for innovation, exploration, and entrepreneurship.
He serves as CEO of Ben Feinblum Media, a digital media business that encompasses aerial videography, photography, 3D printing, web design, and branding. Ben delivers bespoke and engaging content for small businesses, professionals, families, and non-profits. His photography work garners over one million views annually and is used in various print and digital advertisements across the Northeast.
As the first-ever junior to serve as president of his large and diverse high school, Ben advocated for students' rights, capital improvement projects, expanded access to bathroom and parking facilities, and improved student safety.
He writes for the Huguenot Herald, serves as VP and Head Photographer for Sports Central, and works as an Ignite student mentor for incoming freshmen, all while taking numerous dual-enrollment and Advanced Placement courses, placing in the top 1% on the SAT, and maintaining a 102 GPA. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including the AP Scholar with Distinction Award and a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Ben has volunteered for numerous local organizations, including the Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration, the Paine to Pain Half-Marathon, and Sarah Neuman Nursing Home, and is in his third year of service as a community moderator for Nextdoor, monitoring member posts and adjudicating disputes for the hyperlocal social media platform. This past summer, Ben worked as a beach lifeguard, camp counselor, and boat driver at Westchester Summer Day, teaching young campers how to waterski, all while interning for Untapped New York as a writer of cultural and historical pieces. An avid traveler in his free time, you can find Ben skiing the most daunting mountains in the winter and touring the natural and historic wonders of the US, and beyond in the summer.