Bond West graduated from the University Scholar Program at Baylor University where he studied Classics with an emphasis on early European civilization and culture.
Bond became interested in language study, particularly Old Norse, while studying abroad at St. Andrew's. Upon graduating. he received a Fulbright scholarship to attend the University of Iceland where he earned his first masters degree in Medieval Icelandic Studies.
He later attended Selwyn College at the University of Cambridge. where he received an MPhil in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic. Most recently, he has been teaching Latin and Greek at Regent Preparatory in Tulsa, OK. Bond intends to start a PhD this coming fall.