Benson began dancing competitively at age three studying ballet jazz, tap and hip hop. She began singing in choirs and musicals
at a young age performing a solo at her church at age four. When she was eight years old she signed with Ford Models and appeared
in a number of print ads.
She recalled working on a film set instead of a soap opera set definitely weird because she would spend days working
on one or two scenes whereas on the Days of Our Lives set she filmed two or three episodes a day. For Bring It On In
It to Win It she had to attend cheerleading practice which was "hard for her because she is afraid of heights.
Nonetheless she was glad to do her own stunts even though she "wasn't expecting it to be so hard.