|High School:||St. Francis HS|
Joe Franco was a redshirt during the 2008 season.
ST. FRANCIS HIGH SCHOOL
Franco was a two year starter for the Golden Knights and head coach Glen Apples ... member of 2007 squad that finished season 25-2-1 ... named to 2007 All-CIF Second Team ... earned Pasadena Star News First Team honors following both seasons with St. Francis ... also named to First Team All-Mission League and All-San Gabriel Valley Team following both seasons.
Born on January 26, 1990 ... son of Deanna Franco and Jeff Paradis ... has one sister, Danielle .... also recruited by UC Santa Cruz, Connecticut and UC Riverside ... favorites include Manchester United F.C., fullback Patrice Evra, actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence and the television show "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" ... listens to his Ipod and prays before games ... would like to switch places with Kobe Bryant for a day ... would entitle his autobiography "Carpe Diem" ... majoring in kinesiology.