Benjamin Schartow is the Student Director, overseeing ReaLife Student Ministries. He grew up locally in Haslett, Michigan and graduated from Mount Hope Bible Training Institute in 2003. He has been married to his beautiful and loving wife Amanda for over 19 years and has three energetic children Gabriel, Gianna, and Abigail. Benjamin is endorsed by the Assemblies of God as a minister licensed to preach. He has a passion to give every student the opportunity to reach their full potential through the concept of, “living in this world, but not of this world.” Benjamin loves to challenge students into jump into a mind-blowing life of loving God and loving people. Ben is a die-hard MSU fan and can also be found emceeing, DJing, playing percussion, and has the strange quirk of looking beneath your furniture.