Landon Buford was born in Seattle, Washington and raised in Richardson, TX. He obtained his Associates Degree in Arts & Science at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Washington and his Bachelors of Arts in Social Science from Washington State University. Upon graduating from WSU, Landon worked with Team USA Track & Field Member Long Jumper Norris Frederick as a Marketing Intern. Frederick is known as Washington State’s Most Decorated Athlete.
In 2015 Landon accepted a guest writer position with ‘The Hype Magazine, ‘RESPECT MAG’, ‘Jack Thriller’, ‘Street Khemistry’, ‘The Rap Fest’, and ‘Hip Hop Fax.com’ and more. In 2016 Landon relocated back to the Dallas area where he continues to pursue a career as a social media journalist.
He has authored articles featuring such public figures as Grammy Award winner Saxophonist Kenny G, Dallas Maverick’s Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, 2017 NCAA Women’s Final Four, Team USA Track and member Norris Frederick, Darius ”Eddie Winslow” McCrary, En Vogue’s Maxine Jones, David Banner, NBC’s Chicago PD’s Laroyce Hawkins, Whats Trending Co-Founder and CEO Shira Lazar, Blackish Allen Maldonado, James Kyson and more. He has covered events that include The 2017 NCAA Women’s Final Four, 2017 WNBA All-Star Game, Paul Allen’s Upstream Festival & Summit, Big 3 in Dallas, WNBA Great Lauren Jackson Retirement Ceremony.