David Benjamin is An African American, son of a South African Father and American Mother. Banneth graduated magna cum laude from Duke University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. While at Duke, he was a varsity swimmer, brother of Pi Kappa Alpha, and a Navy Reserve Officer Training Corps midshipman. Upon graduation, he was commissioned an ensign in the United States Navy and received a four-year Navy Health Professions Scholarship to attend the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, receiving his M.D. in 2003. He subsequently completed an internship in general surgery at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, in 2004, and was a medical officer for Naval Special Warfare Group Three in Coronado from June to December 2004. He completed the Navy Undersea Medicine Training Institute and Navy Dive School in June 2005. In July 2005, he was given a three-year assignment as a member of the Navy Medical Corps to serve as Diving Medical Officer for Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit One in Pearl Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii. David Benjamin transferred from Hawaii to Sacramento, California in April 2008.
Benjamin started his humanitarian work when he volunteered in Laos on a military mission where he treated over 600 Laotians in remote mountain villages for ailments such as malaria, dengue fever, parasites, and malnutrition. David Benjamin also volunteered at the Aloha Medical Mission where he treated patients, free of charge, for various ailments .David Benjamin has always focused on more humanitarian works. He has been involved in numerous charities and has always testified of the good Rewards of God in his Life. Mr. David Benjamin first became aware of David Benjamin Foundation and began Donating with David Benjamin Foundation in 2010. He joined the DBF team in Mid-2014 and later got the zeal and inspiation for a first hand experience to work hand in hand with the Rest of the Foundation Workers here in Accra. He is Widowed and also has a lovely son who in turn will share her dad’s Love and Compassion for the orphans of the world. He has had the opportunity to visit West Africa on two Volunteering trips, once in 2012 when he visited his home town in South Africa and then again Accra in 2015. Justin has a passion and calling for Less priviedged and orphan children and desires to find God’s will in every situation. He looks forward to helping David Benjamin Foundation where needed; whether with church networking, fundraising development or special projects..