Ford Johnson

Ford Johnson is an Immigration Specialist for International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) for the Office of Global Strategy and Initiatives. He plays a crucial role in supporting the office in the processing of requests and creation of documents, as well as in the maintenance of student, scholar, and office records. He also conducts new scholar orientation.

Ford started his career in international education in 2015 while working as a Student Services Advisor at the University of South Carolina's International Accelerator Program. There, he advised students with lower English proficiencies. 

Originally from Tucker, Georgia, Ford attended the University of Georgia and studied International Affairs and Chinese Language and Literature. While there, he spent one year as an exchange student at Tsinghua University in Beijing. After graduating, he lived in Beijing again and worked as an intern at a mobile apps company.