Benjamin Yang was born and raised in Suzhou, China. When he was 13 years old, he moved to Chile with his parents, and lived there for several years, so Spanish is his second mother language. After that, he immigrated to Canada in 2013. In 2015, he went to the University of Toronto to study computer science and statistics. He has won three scholarships and two Dean’s lists in his four years of the university. In 2019, he graduated from the University of Toronto with high distinction. In May 2022, he graduated from the University of British Columbia School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. Since then, he has devoted himself to the profession of law.
Benjamin Yang has a wide range of interests. In his spare time, he especially likes to study fashion and has a strong interest in reading, photography, and snowboarding.