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Retired NBA player TJ Ford and wife, Candace, touching lives in Houston

They have a passion for teaching and mentoring young girls and boys

For some athletes, giving back is more than just a photo opportunity and autograph session. Terrance “TJ” Ford and Candace Dixon Ford like the hands-on approach. The former NBA player and his wife are making strides to change the lives of children and young adults in the Greater Houston area, where they are quite the power couple.


Ford has the TJ Ford Basketball Academy (TJFBA). According to his website, it’s a premier youth basketball