|Full Name||John V. Garza|
|Occupation||Sales & Construction|
|Education||B.A. in Mass Communication, University of Denver|
The son of an Air Force Staff Sergeant, John Garza spent his early life traveling before settling in San Antonio in 1967. In 1973, Garza graduated from John F. Kennedy High School and enrolled at the University of Denver. Garza graduated in 1977 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications.
Garza married his wife Debra in 1980 and they have 5 children, John, Jaqueline, Isaiha, Rebekah, and Hannah. He worked in the real estate industry for more than 20 years. His business has mainly focused in the Rio Grande Valley and San Antonio areas, and in District 117, his home district.