Triple Threat '16

Not only is there one Ponce brother on the UCSC Basketball team, but there are three! These boys are some of the skilled players on the court. They also are a bunch of fun, spirited guys off the court too! Be sure to catch the Ponce Triplets on and off the court this Basketball Season! (Psst…there are more campus cuties on the team too!)


Names: (left to right) Jared (#12), Matthew (#2), and Tyler (#35) Ponce

DOB: October 26

Class year: 2016

Relationship status: Single (Yes...they are all single)

Hometown: Chino Hills, CA


What is your signature look?

J: Fresh hat or beanie, new active tee, tan jeans, and Vans

M: athletic, bright smile, tan

T: Have to match the shoes with the shirt, little gel in the hair, fresh shave, and hair lined up.

If you can have any superpower, what would it be?

J: To time travel

M: Invincible

T: To fly high up in the clouds

What is the best thing about UCSC girls?

J: All are really nice people...a lot of good looking girls

M: Down to earth, chill, not up-tight

T: They are really laid back, chill and open minded.

Name three things you cannot live without:

J: Family, Friends, Basketball

M: God, Family, Basketball

T: Basketball, food, and girls

Best pick up line:

J: How much does a polar bear weigh? ... Enough to break the ice ;) Hi, I'm Jared.

M: I don't use pick up lines. I just say what is on my mind. If I think you have pretty eyes, I will tell you.

T: Do you have a mirror in your pants? Cause I can see myself in them.

How does it feel to be called a Campus Cutie?

J: It is a great feeling knowing someone thinks I am a cutie :)

M: It put a smile on my face. It was way unexpected to be honest!

T: It is an honor I hold dearly.

Any advice to girls about guys?

J: Be you, if they like you for that- perfect! If not, there are plenty of fish in the sea.

M: Be yourself and don't act different in front of others. Usually girls try to be different or too cool when their girlfriends are around.

T: Don't be clingy, random hugs and kisses are cool, a girl who is down to party and go out with boys is a keeper.


Lightning Round:

"sweatpants, hair tied, chilling with no makeup on" or "nails done, hair done, everything did"?

J: Chilled out...but done up is cool too :)

M: "Sweatpants....chilling."

T: Both!

Home cooked or take out?

J: Take out

M: Home cooked

T: Take out

Boxers or Briefs?

All: Briefs

Hugs or high fives?

J: Hugs

M: Hugs

T: High fives

Suns out guns out or sweater weather?

J: Sweater weather

M: Guns out

T: Guns out

Life motto:

J: Live like you were dying.

M: "Not easily broken." - Austin Lacey

T: Make your dreams a reality.

Sexiest thing:

J: Ladies

M: Toned stomachs and legs :)

T: A confident and attractive chick