After teaching high school journalism in San Diego County for eight years, Buzz Ponce left education and entered sales in Southern California for Jostens and later Herff Jones, specializing in school yearbooks. He holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree in journalism education from Northern Arizona University.
In 2013 Ponce wrote his first book, Finding Frank: Full Circle in a Life CutShort, a chronicle on the impact the late Frank Buncom had on his life at an early age.
A contributing writer to Bleacher Report.com, A Long Ride Coming is Ponce’s second book. He resides in Fountain Hills, Arizona with his wife Susan and their two adopted dogs, Henry and Ivy.
The sometimes writer plans to continue to ride a bicycle, slow and steady.