Born in Boston, MA, Ben Fagan moved when he was six months old and was raised in Folly Beach, SC, near Charleston. In high school, he participated in junior varsity basketball and varsity football. He just graduated from the University of South Carolina in Columbia with a double major in business administration and marketing management, and a minor in Spanish. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is an avid surfer, performs in two bands and has a black belt in kung fu, acquired at the age of 12. He has also taught kung fu. He was previously the owner/operator of a small landscaping company. He describes himself as driven, charismatic and open-minded. He says he is driven by two things: music and the ocean. He enjoys swimming, running, lifting weights, biking, basketball and anything related to water-sports. He has three brothers and one dog, Austen, a black lab mix.
He currently resides in Charleston, SC.
His birth date is Feb. 28, 1984.