Bennett is currently a Junior in the Carroll School of Management, majoring in Finance and History as well as holding a position within the Carroll School's Honors Program. He graduated in 2012 from Mater Dei High School in Santa Ana, California.
Bennett is entering his third year with the Eagles, having played with the Mater Dei Monarchs during his high school career and appearing on their Junior Olympics teams.
Bennett is from Newport Beach, California. He is the second child of Matt and Betsy Cooper, in the middle between brothers Jack Cooper (Boston College Class of 2014) and Joey Cooper (Southern Methodist University Class of 2018).