2020-21 Senior Spotlight - Ben Maffa '21 - Men's Tennis

With their final seasons as Judges cut short, we honor the members of the Class of 2021 with a series of Senior Spotlights.

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Ben Maffa, Men's Tennis


Hometown: Lexington, Massachusetts

Major: English

Favorite part of competing for Brandeis: Traveling around the nation and seeing different cultures in tennis communities.

Favorite athletic moment: Traveling to Minnesota for Winter Indoor Nationals in 2020.

Favorite class at Brandeis: Improv with Adrianne Krstansky because we uncover the truth of living in spontaneity.

Favorite place on campus outside of Gosman: Mandel Center for the Humanities!

Favorite summer opportunity: Coaching at Longwood Cricket Club to passionate players of all ages.

Things I'll miss most about Brandeis: Engaging with the Jewish community in unique ways.

After I graduate, I plan to: Pursue my artistry as a hip-hop music producer. 

Dream job: Hip-hop music artist.

Favorite Movie: Interstellar.

Favorite TV Show: Drake & Josh.

Favorite pro team: Boston Red Sox because the Fenway vibes are a Massachusetts staple.

Favorite Song: All of the Lights by Kanye West.

Favorite Book: Felicity by Mary Oliver.

Dream Final Jeopardy! category: Song Lyrics

Favorite meal: Brisket.

Favorite quote: If you build it, he will come. ~Field of Dreams

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For more information on Brandeis men's tennis, visit the team’s web page at http://www.brandeisjudges.com/sports/mten.

Ben Maffa is a 2017 graduate of Lexington High School.

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