King Gemini XXX, Benny Whaley

King Gemini XXX, Benny Whaley, was born in Clarksburg, WV, but raised in Baltimore, MD. After graduating from Eastern Vo-tech High School, he attended culinary art school before going to worked for General Motors in Baltimore. In 1981 he made the move to Shreveport, LA to work at the new GM plant where he worked until 2010.

A devoted Washington Redskins and West Virginia Mountaineers fan, he also enjoys bowling, cooking, shopping, gambling and traveling.

He has been a member of the Krewe of Gemini for 15 years and enjoys meeting all the new people as well as continue friendships with current and past members year after year. Serving as Float Lieutenant for 10 of those years.

He is looking forward to representing the Krewe of Gemini in any way he can during his reign as King Gemini XXX and many years to come.