Jarvis Montreal Ford was born September 22, 1967 to the late Willie L Harris and Emma Ford in Shreveport, Louisiana. He relocated in Dallas with his mother at the early age of 14. He graduated from Franklin D. Roosevelt High School in 1985 and attended Prairie View A&M university and Grambling University. He leaves behind his Mother Mrs. Emma Lawson, 3 brothers; Mandarrin Ford, Danny Williams, and Willie L. Brown, 2 sisters; Sharon Thomas and Angela E Taylor-Love.
"Your family and friends really miss you Jarvis, but we all know you are with the Lord. To be absent from the body, IS to be present with the Lord. I'll see you again Jarvis, You are my angel, Your Mother, Emma Lawson"