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Joab Francois

Joab Francois - Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

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Middle Distance
Altamonte Springs, Fla.
high school
Lake Brantley



800 1:50.35
600 1:20.98


Outdoor: Finished 30th in the 800m with a time of 1:51.46 at the Tom Jones Invitational…Placed first in 800m (1:52.42) at the Florida State Relays…Finished seventh at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic in the 1500m with a time of 4:01.98.

Indoor: Francois opened his 2022 season at the Clemson Invitational with a 10th-place finish in the 600m run with a time of 1:20.98.


Indoor: Opened the season at the Bob Pollock Indoor Invitational finishing eighth in the 800 (1:54.68)…at the Tyson Invitational he placed 15th in the 800 (1:52.46)…competed ACC Indoor Track & Field Championship finishing 15th in the 800 (1:54.31) and helped the DMR earn ninth (10:25.31).

Outdoor: Started his outdoor season at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic placing ninth in the 800 (1:54.35)…finished 10th in the 800 (1:50.73) at the UF Tom Jones Invitational…at the North Florida Invite recorded a new personal best 800 time of 1:50.35…finished the season placing 13th in the 800 (1:51.85) at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships.


Finished fourth in the Florida 4A state meet 800 as a senior after a runner-up finish in his 2018 junior season…also contributed to sixth-place 4×800 relay and qualified in the 400…had a magical 2018 track season, following state 800 runner-up finish with a 1:51.0 for the win at the Avery Creek Distance Classic…backed that up by finishing fifth at New Balance Nationals outdoors in 1:51.49…was third at state meet in the 800 as a sophomore…also ran cross country throughout his Lake Brantley career…plans to pursue a degree in digital media at FSU…born Nov. 11, 2000.