Jeff Green is a forward for the Boston Celtics. A Maryland native, Green attended Georgetown University. Green was named Big East Player of the Year after leading the Hoyas on a run to the Final Four in the 2007 NCAA Tournament and was drafted 5th overall in the 2007 NBA Draft. In 2011, after a mandatory physical, he discovered he had a heart condition and needed surgery immediately. After months of intense rehabilitation, Green returned to the NBA stronger than ever. Jeff Green’s inspiring story of overcoming almost insurmountable obstacles continues to inspire players and fans alike.
Carl Ford is a writer/director whose film credits include Generation X, The Price of Admission and Real With Me, which won best comedy at NYIFFVM. He also helmed several short films, some of which have won festival awards. Recently, Ford completed his second feature entitled Free Richard. His original play, The Hard End, which he produced, directed and wrote was mounted at the Stella Adler Theatre in Los Angeles in 2008.