Alum Ben Baller: Jewelry Maker to the Stars

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Photo of Ben Baller wearing sunglasses
Photo by Jules Jordan

EARN THE NECKLACE -- When hip-hop’s biggest names need their bling fix, they go to Ben Baller. The jewelry maker is nothing short of a legend among hip-hop artists. Even A$AP Ferg raps, “Ben Baller did the chain,” in his 2017 track, “Plain Jane.”

Yang graduated from Beverly Hills High and attended the University of California, Berkeley. He went on to graduate from San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in cinematography.