Sonny graduated Davidson Community College with a degree in journalism and Graduated High Point College with a BA in History and Political Science. He is married to his wife, Suzanne and has four children. Sonny was an Army photographer from 1966-69 at the USA Tropic Test Center in Panama. He came to The High Point Enterprise on June 30, 1969.
He has traveled and hunted in Canada, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota. His favorite place in the whole world is Yellowstone National Park
His favorite quote: "What goes around, comes around." -Darrell Waltrip