Ben Yon

 

Ben L. Yon is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Our Lady of Victory for elementary school. After finishing the sixth grade, his mother enrolled him in Scotland School for Veterans’ Children and he went on to receive his high school diploma from S.S.V.C.

 

While attending Scotland School for Veterans’ Children, Ben’s focus was Business Education. He was a member of the Future Business Leader’s of America organization. Ben was also a member of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, Peer tutors, Drama club, Culture club and Varsity club. Ben was a standout athlete while attending Scotland school in football, basketball, baseball and track.

 

Mr. Yon is currently a Case Manager employed at Resources for Human Development in Philadelphia. His role in this position is to assist individuals with mental illness in finding housing, employment, training and assisting them with scheduling Doctor’s appointments and recreational outings. His mental health certifications include Adult Psychopharmacology, Counseling Skills in the Workplace, Intro to Mental Health, Suicide Prevention, Supporting Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Working with Trauma; Foundations and Resiliency and Introduction to the Recovery Way of Thinking. Mr. Yon recently received a promotion to a primary position.

 

Mr. Yon is the Technical Director at D. Richardson Productions LLC and I AM A PHILLY ARTIST TV. I AM A PHILLY ARTIST TV airs on Comcast and Verizon. Ben also worked at CBS3/CW Philly in the engineering department. He was also briefly employed at Radio One in programming, promotions and engineering. Mr. Yon gained his radio and television broadcasting knowledge at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.

 

Mr. Yon is also a Philadelphia-based Professional Actor. He works in film, television and theatre. He has worked on sets with Phylicia Rashad, Clifton Davis, Clifton Powell, Andre Braugher, Nicholas Cage, David Morse and Steven Pasquale.

 

Mr. Yon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. He plans on attending Graduate School sometime in the near future.