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Meet Ben Jenkins: Branding Expert, Baseball Player and Designer.

Ben Jenkins is a collection of conflicting stereotypes. He’s a retired baseball player with a degree from the Art Institute in Chicago. He’s a southern gentleman who occasionally cusses. He loves to smoke a pipe but is a total health nut. He’s intimidatingly cool, but just wants to hang out with his wife and three sons. “There’s a stigma that you can’t be creative and an athlete,” he laughs, “but both sides always appealed to me.”

“I’m like a design monkey”, says Ben Jenkins who is currently hard at work in his Dallas, Texas studio with his headphones on and his mind on his work. He’s working on projects for his own eCommerce company, Warstic, but also finishing up client projects for his strategic brand design firm, One Fast Buffalo.

One Fast Buffalo has grown into a business with a solid reputation where he can afford to be picky. He now only takes on around six projects a year. And he takes summers off.

 


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