Class of ’22 Senior Spotlight: Benn Glorfield

Name, city of residence

Benn Glorfield, Santa Cruz

Grade you started at MMS

I started at MMS as a junior.

What inspires you?

Money and socially responsible business practice inspire me.

What is your favorite subject in school, and why?

This year I like English because poetry is interesting and lets me speak my mind.

If you had the power to change one thing in the world, what would it be?

Free Wagyu steak!

If you could go anywhere, where would you go?


Name one big challenge in your life right now:

My dad died a few months ago.

What is your dream job and why?

I would like to own a private equity firm.

What are your three favorite things?

Investing, family, friends

Favorite book:

Harry Potter number one, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling. It  brings me into a very intriguing magical world (sadly, I’m a Muggle).

What do you want to do after high school?

I want to go to college at Seattle University.

Something that you are proud of – and why:

I think my family enjoys being with me, mostly, which is really all I can ask for.

Something that makes you smile:

Stinson Beach

A favorite MMS memory – and why?

Sitting around the fire in Big Sur with my class and teacher Haley Campbell.

Top three most-played songs on your favorite playlist:

“Everything in its Right Place” by Radiohead, “Vanilla Baby” by Billie Marten; “Buzzcut Season” by Lorde