|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
Portland, Tex. (Gregory-Portland HS)
Prep: Competed in throws for David McKinney at Gregory-Portland (Texas) High School... All-State in football, all-district in track and field... Regional champion in shot put and discus... Two-time top-10 finisher in the Texas State championships in discus (sixth in 2010, eighth in 2011)... Class President all four years of high school... Member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Mackey and Cyndi Ward... Two sisters (Lyndsey and Lisa) and one brother (Kevin)... Plans to major in finance... Accomplished actor, was all-Texas in high school... Ambition is to one day have a building named after him.