John Franzen


HOMETOWN: Riverton, WY

DATE OF BIRTH: 8/5/1987

EVENT: Steer Wrestling

BACKGROUND: Married to Jessi; Parents, Hank and Lori, own and operate Powder River Rodeo Company; Sister is Jill who runs music and production for rodeos; University of Wyoming graduate


  • Won 2014 Horse Heaven Round-up (Kennewick, WA)
  • Won 2014 Gem State Classic ProRodeo Series (Blackfoot, ID)
  • Won 2013 and 2012 Pony Express Days Rodeo (Eagle Mountain, UT)
  • Won 2013 Black Hills Roundup (Belle Fourche, SD)
  • Won 2012 Douglas County Fair and Rodeo (Castle Rock, CO)
  • 2011 Dodge National Circuit Finals Rodeo Average Champion
  • 2010 Mountain States Circuit Champion
  • Won 2010 Lewiston (ID) Roundup
  • 2008 Mountain State Circuit PRCA Rookie of the Year
  • Central Rocky Mountain Region College Rodeo Rookie of the Year
  • 2006 College National Finals Rodeo Qualifier
  • Four-time qualifier for the National High School Finals Rodeo
  • Three-time High School Steer Wrestling and two-time High School All-Around Champion