John is a former NFL player, who spent eleven years in the National Football League, ten of those with the Buffalo Bills, and a one-year stint with the Arizona Cardinals. Fina attended Salpointe Catholic High School in Tucson, AZ were he was first team All-State his senior year, and is one of only two players in school history to have their jersey retired. Fina attended the University of Arizona. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round, 27th overall, in the 1992 NFL Draft. He has played in two Super Bowls, XXVII and XXVIII against the Dallas Cowboys. He now resides in Tucson, Arizona.