Edwin received a full scholarship to the University of Utah, where he earned a Film degree as a student-athlete.
Post college, while working on various film projects in L.A., Edwin's passion for supporting underserved populations led to "Shine Residential," an in-home healthcare agency providing 24-hour support to adults with disabilities.
Edwin has recently jumped into mobile app and tabletop gaming as a designer and developer. He's also created Doin' The Most Games, an online marketplace for diverse party card games sold on Amazon, Walmart, and independent game stores.
Edwin's relentless pursuit of personal development doesn't stop at business and entertainment. As a student pilot, he flies Cessna 172 airplanes in his spare time.
Edwin is known in multiple circles for his creativity, business acumen, and commitment to empowering adults with disabilities. His diverse accomplishments are a testament to his talents and relentless ambition to make a difference.
Edwin’s work in Healthcare helps to provide support services to more than 100 challenged adults and employ more than 150 people in the Los Angeles area.
Edwin is an app developer and game designer. His passion for bringing people together led him to create and develope several original game designs and launch a game store to support other diverse creators.
The social crossword app from rapper and actor Ludacris rewards folks for using slang words. The Scrabble-like game launched in 2012 with little fanfare, but it got an update this week—new designs, background and tileset options, Ludacris voiceovers—in hopes of capturing the Internet's attention
Have you ever tried to play your favorite slang word in Scrabble or Words with Friends only to be denied? You’re not alone. World-renowned entertainer Ludacris has paired up with filmmaker and tech entrepreneur, Edwin Benton, to launch mobile game Slang N’ Friendz.