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Johnny Benton
Assistant Director

Johnny Benton has served the students of the University of South Carolina since 1992. He has held a variety of positions in University Housing, but now serves as the Assistant Director for Maintenance Operations. In this role, he provides leadership and supervision for approximately 65 employees in the daily operations of maintenance and trades and special in-house construction projects. He strives to collaborate with other departments to provide excellent service to the students living in the residence halls.

Before coming to the University of South Carolina, he served in the Navy for 3 years and spent 9 years in the Reserves. He was born and raised in Columbia, S.C. and has been married for 23 years. He has a young daughter and one son that will attend USC Aiken this year.