Ras Ben is an innovative educator, counselor, wellness provider, peace-keeper/mediator, sacred timekeeper, and scribe. Originally from Washington, D.C., Ras Ben has served in the Philadelphia area for over a decade, falling in love with the city after receiving his M.A. from Temple University in African-American Studies in 1992.
Ras Ben is a self-published author and has recently released “Rocks of Ages: Anu Edition”. Rocks of Ages is a culturally-centered survey of the therapeutic use of crystals and sacred stones, and explores the importance of utilizing them in these high-frequency times.
A family man who advocates healthy home environments for the youth, Ras Ben has been married 24 years and is the father of seven children.