Benjamin, is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and producer who comes from a disadvantaged community in central Birmingham. He uses his music to help people understand the value of connection, both with other people and with nature.

More about Benjamin

As an ambassador, Benjamin supports the planning and delivery of the annual Force For Nature festival as well as delivering interactive workshops and assemblies in Young Tree Champions schools across the UK.

Benjamin wrote, produced and created the music video for the song ‘Force For Nature’ for the campaign. Benjamin also produced a musical composition for The Tree Council’s film which was shared at the COP26 Climate Conference in Glasgow.

Connection with nature

Benjamin grew up in inner-city Birmingham, with very limited access to nature. He went through a lot in his teens, including dealing with the loss of his father. Benjamin turned to nature for support during these challenging years, as a place of solitude, restoration and tranquillity.

Benefits of being an ambassador…

Growing amazing knowledge about trees and tree health

Acquired knowledge about advocacy

Feeling valued as musician and ambassador

Professional development

“ Being a Young Tree Champion Ambassador has allowed me to be part of a movement that can create widespread change and protect nature, which is incredibly special to me.” – Benjamin.