Ben & Laura Fogler

Name: 

Ben Fogler

Hometown: 

Columbia, SC

Where did you live prior to Ross?

Atlanta, GA

Childhood nickname: 

Little Ben

Favorite band when you were in middle school:

Stuntin’ Like My Daddy

Choose a movie title for the story of your life: 

The Patriot

If you were a drink, what would you be?

Bourbon, neat

What is the weirdest quirk about your partner?

She tells full-length stories while sleep talking

What is your hidden talent?

Flipping giant omelettes with ease

Does extraterrestrial life exist?

If a tree falls in the forest with no one around to hear it, does it make a sound?

What is your perfect MTrek Day?

Wake up, black coffee with a nice view. Head out and do something active (great hike, snorkeling, explore the town, etc). Grab lunch at a local spot to refuel, beer included. Transition into a relaxing afternoon at the beach with drinks and fun activities. Grab a shower, head to a delicious group dinner with all the meat and cheese. Parlay into post-dinner drinks and see where the night takes us before catching some Zz’s.

Favorite place you’ve traveled to:

Iceland

How would your partner describe you?

Stubborn, good ‘ole Carolina boy

At which store would you max out your credit card?

Total Wine & More

What are your pet peeves?

Driving slow in the left lane, people who don’t know how to go through airport security

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

New York Strip, med rare

Favorite thing about Ross:

Awesome people and endless opportunities to pursue whatever you are interested in or passionate about

Anything else we could know?

Ask me about my bourbon obsession

 

Name: 

Laura Fogler

Hometown: 

Dallas, TX

Where did you live prior to Ross?

Atlanta, GA

Childhood nickname: 

Ladybug

Favorite band when you were in middle school:

Coldplay

Choose a movie title for the story of your life: 

Sleeping Beauty – my sisters say I’m Merryweather : (

If you were a drink, what would you be?

Dry chardonnay

What is the weirdest quirk about your partner?

He tucks his sweatpants into his socks around the house. Yes, it looks exactly like pantaloons.

What is your hidden talent?

Needlepointing & doing impressions of people

Does extraterrestrial life exist?

According to my grandpa, half the people on earth are aliens

What is your perfect MTrek Day?

See Ben’s

Favorite place you’ve traveled to:

Iceland

How would your partner describe you?

#1 fan of my own jokes, lover of all things punny, terrible liar, retired LevFin nerd

At which store would you max out your credit card?

Great Harvest

What are your pet peeves?

Not crossing things off my list and slow walkers

If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Charcuterie or queso

Favorite thing about Ross:

The people

Anything else we could know?

My goal on this trip is to hold a sloth