Campus Celebrity: Benjamin Dreiker

Name: Benjamin Dreiker

Year: Junior

Hometown: Easton Massachusetts

Major: Political Science

Age: 21

Instagram: ben_jammin_allday

What is your favorite part of Tampa?


I would say that my favorite part of Tampa is definitely the weather.  I love how is always sunny and warm outside.


How are you involved on campus?


I`m involved on campus in many ways, I belong to the United Nations Student Alliance, I belong to the law fraternity 5phi alpha delta, and also I belong to Drive UT.


What is one thing you can`t live without?


My car.


How would you describe your ideal date?


I would describe it as unexpected. I would love to experience something new and adventurous that I didn`t do plans for, like go hiking for example.

If you were trapped on an island with 3 people who would you pick?


I would pick my friends Athena, Ryan and Ashley.


What is your favorite quote to live by?


Be who you are, say what you feel, because those who mind don`t matter, and those who matter don`t mind.  To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you someone else is the greatest accomplishment. The world should be a place where imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and is better to be absolutely ridiculous tan absolutely boring.


What is your ideal job?


I want to be a criminal defense attorney or just an attorney.


What are some of your pet peeves?


My biggest pet peeve are slow drivers, and also people who are full of themselves and think they are better than everyone.


What is the craziest thing you have ever done?


I flew an airplane around half an hour in Boca Raton.

If you had to pick two celebrities to be your parents who would it be?


Definitely Jennifer Aniston would be my mom, and I`d like Jonny Deep to be my dad.


Who is your role model and why?


My role model is John F. Kennedy. I grew up not far from his house in Massachusetts and I find him a very inspiring figure.


What is your favorite memory of the semester?


I would say going to the beach in St. Pete with a group of my best friends and watching the sunset all together.