I became a soldier fighting against Moors in Granada. I then sailed with Christopher Columbus on his second voyage to the west indies in 1493. i sailed for many years of my life but there is no known amount of time that I sailed for.
My name is Juan Ponce De Leon, and I was born into spanish nobility in 1460.
Eventually I became captain of a fleet under the command of Nicolas de Ovanda. There were rumors of goldin San Juan Bautista, (modern day Puerto Rico)
I was allowed to explore there and became governor of Puerto Rico