Ariana Benson

Ariana Benson is a junior at Spelman College, where she is majoring in psychology, with a minor concentration in creative writing. She stumbled upon her passion for creative writing after entering her high school pageant on a whim, and deciding to read an original poem as her talent. Benson plans to pursue a MFA degree in screenwriting, and aspires to become a television screenwriter, developing unique characters that defy conventional stereotypes about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other social categories.