Cord graduated from Velma-Alma High School. He was the Valedictorian of his class and a Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-State Athlete. While in high school, Cord was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Academic Team, football, golf and on the Student Council. He represented his class as President each of his high school years.
Cord is majoring in Pre-Med at SWOSU.