Who is Benjamin Feys?
Benjamin Feys was born in Menen on 29 May 1989 and is an ex-inmate of the Bolivian San Pedro prison. The then 22-year-old West Flanders citizen ended up there when he was caught with large consignments of cocaine in 2011. The themes in Benjamin's life relate to fear, envy, remorse, leadership, and reinventing oneself in the most trying of situations.
During his imprisonment, Feys was allowed to meet Luk Alloo for the series 'Alloo in the Foreign Prison' in which he appeared as a protagonist for three episodes. His story was recorded by Hilde Sabbe in his biography 'More than Coke'. Benjamin Feys, known for 'Alloo in the Foreign Prison', shares his experiences from the past, present and future with you in his captivating lecture.