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Ford Cooper Jr.

  • position G
  • height 6-3
  • weight 193
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
  • Previous School Missouri State
  • High school United Faith Christian Academy
  • position G
  • height 6-3
  • weight 193
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
  • Previous School Missouri State
  • High school United Faith Christian Academy

Ford Cooper Jr. Bio

2022-23 (SENIOR)

2021-22 (JUNIOR)  

  • Appeared in one game vs. Allen (Dec. 14) ; logged three points and dished out a pair of assists

2021-20 (SOPHOMORE)

  • Saw first action career action in Garnet & Black vs. Texas A&M (Jan. 6)

PRE-SOUTH CAROLINA

  • Spent freshman season at Missouri State where he played in 27 games with five starts
  • His 2.9 assist-to-turnover ratio in MVC games ranked third in the league (20 assists, 7 turnovers) in 2019-20
  • Scored a season high six points, while dishing out a season best three assists vs. Bradley (Jan. 15, 2020)
  • A four-star recruit following prep career in hometown of Charlotte, N.C.
  • Spent junior season at United Faith Christian Academy in Charlotte, averaging 7.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game, before reclassifying to the 2019 class
  • Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Carmel Christian School (Matthews, N.C.), helping his squad to a state championship in 2017-18

PERSONAL

  • Son of Ruby and Ford Cooper Sr.
  • Has two sisters, Riley and Elle
  • His advice to young people is “never stop imagining”
  • Mexico is his favorite vacation destination and his favorite dessert is cake
  • An African American Studies major

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