Benming Zhang

Benming Zhang
  • Class of 2016
  • Hometown: Williamsburg, VA
  • Major(s): Public Policy

About Benming Zhang

My name is Benming Zhang, and I hail from Long Island, New York. I graduated from Choate Rosemary Hall in 2012.

I am a Public Policy major with an emphasis on local and state politics. I am co-founder and current Executive Director for The StudentImpact, a PAC to get more students involved in politics, especially in Williamsburg.

Posts by Benming Zhang

POV: A Typical Day’s Worth on the Hill (with photos)

Interning with the United States House of Representatives can be one of the most rewarding experiences in your college career. This photoblog recollects my

Engage! The StudentImpact Series, Part 1

When I tell classmates or locals about my political action committee, The StudentImpact, they jokingly ask for my age. After all, how many twenty

Observations from an Election Officer

It was 4:38 in the morning when I pulled in to the United Methodist Church parking lot. Outside was still dark, with no traces

#tbt: My Quest to be the Ideaman

A quick note: In honor of #throwbackThursdays, I am posting my college application essay as I’ve now come to the half point in my

Managing Ambitions

“Ambition is a passion, at once strong and insidious, and is very apt to cheat a man out of his happiness and his true

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Whenever a friend asks me about my future, I cannot help but reflect both my past and present. My distant and close memories converge