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Benjamin Apollos - NGA Promoter, NGA Pro Bodybuilder
Benjamin Apollos

Benjamin Apollos - NGA Promoter, NGA Pro Bodybuilder

Personal: Married, 4 children



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State (residence): Georgia

Available For Posing Exhibitions and/or Seminars: Yes

Occupation: President & Founder, The Apollos Nation Incorporation and Genetic Fitness Matrix, Inc.

NGA Promoter Since: 2017

Judge Since: 1991

NGA Judge Since: 2001

Pro AthleteTraining since: 1980

Year Turned PRO: 1994

Height: 5' 9"
Weight: Preshow 206
Weight: Show 190

Personal Trainer Since: 1984

Education: College Graduate

Best Body Part: Biceps

Most Challenging Body Part: Hamstrings

Favorite Exercise: Free weight squats

Least Favorite Exercise: Leg curls of any kind

Traits You Admire Most In Others: Resilency, tenacity, managed compassion, love, respect

Traits You Admire Most In Yourself: Assertiveness, creativeness, spiritual maturity


- U.S. Armed Forces National Champion
- West Coast Armed Forces Class and Overall Champion
- Pacific USA Class and Overall Champion
- Mr. Florida Class and Overall Champion Mr. San Diego Champion
- Mr. San Diego Champion
- Mr. California Champion
- Mr. Alabama State University Champion
- Jr. USA National Championship, 2nd place
- North American Championship, 3rd place
- Mr. USA Championship, 5th place
- US Nationals Championship 5th place
- lronman Championships, 5th place
- Military Athlete of the Year
- Bodybuilder of the Year
- Life Fitness one of the world's top personal trainers

Licensed General Contractor (Commercial & Residential)
US Army Chaplain Retired
US Marine Corps War Veteran
Licensed and Ordained Christian minister

I have authored nearly 50 fitness manuals and certified and mentored over 2000 personal trainers since 1998

Masters Degree in Psychology & Pastoral Care Bachelors Degree in Urban & Public Health & Affairs Associates Degree in Public Health & Affairs

I have appeared in many major fitness magazines to include NGA NATURAL mag, Flex, MuscleMag, Muscular Development, NPC News and Muscle & Fitness Magazine.

BIO: I consider myself to be very assertive and aggressive when need be. I am very creative and I love to build things and build lives. I am either licensed or certified in all major areas of life (Body, Mind and Spirit). I have counseled hundreds of individuals and families over the past 24 years. I am the father of 4 adult children. My oldest son owns a personal training business, my oldest daughter has a masters in pharmaceutical administration, is married with a girl and boy.  My youngest daughter is a commissioned officer (2nd Lieutenant in the Air Force) and just got accepted to law school. My youngest son is a freshman in college on full academic scholarship.

I am a Christian and have been for 25 years now. Each day, I realize how frail my spirit, body, and soul are. Each day I realize more how sensitive people are and need to be loved wherever they are. No matter how many muscles they have, no matter how beautiful she is, generally arrogance and a vengeful nature is linked to pain somewhere in that person's past. Although I still struggle with meeting people where they are in life and being patient with them, I love people. Also, I have learned that people can be very self-righteous when it comes to them taking responsibilty for wrongs they do to others while at the same time are very punitive when blaming others. It is a problem of society starting with individuals that hinders social progress in our communities, country and the world at large. I am writing several books. I believe that I have a lot of work to do in the fitness community. God has blessed me with many talents and it use to be a struggle just focusing on one. Now, I have found a way for the gifts to co-exist. It is an exciting time for me. Stay tuned...

Benjamin Apollos

Benjamin Apollos