Benjamin Zagzag was born and raised in Paris. He studied management and economics at Dauphine University and graduated from the Sorbonne University. He was also active in the French Jewish Students Union during his studies. While pursuing his bachelor’s degree, Benjamin was a marketing intern in London. In France, he worked with the French Jewish Students Union on creating ways to help foreign Jewish students feel welcome. In 2007, Benjamin was elected Vice President of EUJS, where he worked to strengthen the ties between French students and the rest of Europe. From September 2008 through September 2009, he was a Legacy Heritage Fellow at the European Jewish Congress in Paris, and simultaneously worked as a guide at the Shoah Museum and on completing a two-year Jewish studies program at Alliance Israelite Universelle. In August 2009, Benjamin was elected President of EUJS, a position he assumed for two years.