Benjamin Mathew is the founder of the Young Entrepreneurs Club of New Jersey (www.yecnj.com), a club focused on building a community of students around the nation who are interested in entrepreneurship and business. They do this by hearing from companies including Google, Facebook, Airbnb, Tesla, etc. as well as being invited to company offices including Uber’s NYC office. YEC NJ co-hosts MHS’s annual Hackathon, MontyHacks. He is also the Director of Awareness of the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen’s (NJ) youth advisory board, Teens For TASK. He produced the documentary, “Trenton Area Soup Kitchen Fighting Hunger and Homelessness” (youtu.be/DjR_6vL4vRE). Additionally, he is also the founder of the Dovtail, a startup that supports the Hunger and Homelessness community. He is making an effort to include males and females equally in these initiatives. As a sophomore at Montgomery High School near Princeton, NJ, Ben loves playing basketball and table tennis with his friends.
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