D'Korian Ford

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bay City, Texas

    High School:
    Bay City High School

    Height:
    6-0

    Event:
    Hurdles, Sprints

    Birthdate:
    04/28/1990

    Experience:
    1L

    D'Korian Ford

    2009 C-USA Indoor Champion- High Jump

    FRESHMAN (2009)
    Indoor: Finish ninth in the 60m hurdles at the UH All-Comers Meet with a time of 8.45 ... Placed 20th at the Texas A&M Invitational in the 60m hurdles, clocking 8.65 ... Set a personal record in the 60m hurdles at the C-USA Championships with a mark of 8.17 ... Finished 10th in the high jump at the UH All-Comers Meet, jumping a height of 1.94m (6-04.25) ... Became the C-USA High Jump Champion with a mark of 1.99m (6-06.25). Outdoor: Finished in sixth place twice in the 110m hurdles - the TSU Relays (14.95) and the Victor Lopez/ Rice Bayou Classic (15.05) ... Notched a ninth-place finish in the 110m hurdles at the LSU Alumni Gold meet with a time of 14.90 ... Set a personal record in the 110m hurdles at the C-USA Championships, running a time of 14.61 to finish second ... Ran a personal best in the 400m dash at the Victor Lopez/ Rice Bayou Classic with a mark of 51.22 ... Finished eighth in the 400m at the Texas Relays, clocking 52.70 ... Notched a third-place finish in the 400m at the C-USA Championships with a time of 52.12 ... Ran the 400m hurdles at the TSU Relays in 52.36 to finish in second place ... Finished in 11th place in the 400m hurdles with a time of 54.48 at the LSU Alumni Gold meet ... Claimed a third-place finish in the high jump at the C-USA Championships with a mark of 2.00m (6-06.75).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed at Bay City High School for head coach Robert Blackmon ... Helped lead the Blackcats to a district championship ... Named team captain and district MVP ... Was a state qualifier in the 110m (5th) and 300m (3rd) hurdles as well as the high jump (6th) ... Also played football and was a First-Team All District wide receiver ... Named to the All-Greater Houston Area Team for football.

    PERSONAL
    Born on April 28, 1990 to Teresa and Bernard Ford in Bay City, Texas ... Hobbies include video games and talking on the phone ... Chose the University of Houston because of the school's proud track and field tradition ... Sister, Alaysha, also competes for the UH track and field team ... Also recruited by UTSA, Sam Houston, Texas State, McNeese State, Texas and Georgia Tech ... Nickname is Hollywood.

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