Farran, a six-foot guard, was a four-time letter winner (two in basketball, one in track and field and one in golf) for the Lions and earned many awards throughout his high school playing career. He was a captain on the Association of Christian Schools International state championship team in 2009, and also was a free throw champ at the Keystone State camp. Academically, he holds a 3.6 GPA while in honors classes and he is also a member of the honor roll.
Farran is the son of Chris and Lisa Farran of Canfield, and he intends to major in pre-pharmacy at Malone.
Jacob Farran is joined by his father Chris Farran, left, and mother Lisa Farran, right, and Malone head coach Tim Walker as he signed his letter of intent last week to play basketball for Malone University.