Jerry Greenfield

8:06 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Ben and Jerry bring sweetness to Mayo Speaker Series

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield pose with A&M-Commerce President Dan Jones and wife, Jalinna.
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream spoke at Ferguson Auditorium at Texas A&M University-Commerce on November 12 as part of the William L. Mayo Prestigious Speaker Series.


Ben and Jerry shared with students the story of how their iconic company began. They were born in Brooklyn, NY four days apart from each other. They met in junior high school in Merrick, Long Island and remained close friends through their graduation at Calhoun High School. In 1977, they reunited and started a food business together.


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