The 6-foot-4, 200-pound junior guard led the Panthers to a 23-1 record and the Class 4A semifinals this past season. Ford averaged 23.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 3.0 assists. The Class 4A Player of the Year, he was also a First Team All-Arkansas Preps selection. Also the Class 4A State Tournament MVP as a freshman and sophomore, he is ranked as the nation’s No. 42 prospect in the Class of 2022 by ESPN.
Ford has maintained a 4.0 GPA in the classroom. He will begin his senior year of high school this fall.
A devoted member of his church community, Ford has served as an elementary school mentor and has volunteered locally on behalf of the Special Olympics and the Make-a-Wish Foundation.