Benjamin has been a four year athlete at Tempe High, competing in Baseball, Track and Field, and Football. He was named to this Fall's All-City Football Team. Benjamin was the varsity captain, and named most valuable player for Tempe High.

Benjamin excels in both athletics and academics. He finished 4th in a class of 285 and posted a 4.47 grade point average. In addition to special honors, Benjamin has been active in numerous organization on and off the Tempe campus. He is a member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and served in Student Government all four years at Tempe High. Currently Benjamin is Student Body Vice President.

Benjamin has also attended the Congressional Youth Leadership conference in Washington D.C. He has been named the scholar athlete by the National Football Foundation College Hall of Fame, and has also received the Arizona Regents College scholarship.

Benjamin is the son of Jon & Wendy Rose.

Bill Kajikawa Excellence Award

Benjamin Rose - 1994/95