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2019 Earnings:
2019 World Standings

Born: August 28, 1980
Residence: Century, Fla.
Joined the WPRA: 2001
Horse: Goodfrenchmanfriday "Friday"- (14-year old sorrel gelding) - Sire: BHR Frenchies Socks/Dam: Joyces Gal; PC Cash “Bud” (10-year old gelding) – Sire: PC Frosty Bid/Dam: Cashini
World titles: 0
Wrangler NFR qualifications: 1 (2019)
RNCFR qualifications (actual year qualified): 1 (2018)
Education: Texas A&M University (Kingsville, Texas)


2019 Highlights 

• Entered first Wrangler NFR ranked 10th in the world. Placed in two rounds and finished the year ranked 15th.
• Won the New Mexico State Fair & Rodeo (Albuquerque)
• Won Iowa’s Championship Rodeo (Sidney)
• Won the Central Wyoming Fair & PRCA Rodeo (Casper, Wyoming)
• Finished second at Lewiston (Idaho) Round-Up
• Finished third at Dodge City (Kansas) Round-Up

Career Highlights 

• 2018 –Finished the year ranked 26th with $56,467. Won the year-end title in the Southeastern Circuit
• 2017 - Finished the year ranked 28th with $47,073; Won the Eagle (Colo.) County Fair and Rodeo, the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo (Mitchell, S.D.), the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.), the Buffalo (Minn.) Championship PRCA Rodeo and the Franklin (Tenn.) Rodeo; won the first round and finished third in the average at the Greeley (Colo.) Independence Day Stampede; finished second at the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.), the Ralph Morgan Semi-Annual Rodeo (Lauderdale, Miss.), the Southeastern Pro Rodeo (Ocala, Fla.) and at the Pasco County Fair Championship Rodeo (Dade City, Fla.); finished third at Jasper (Texas) Lions Benefit Rodeo and tied for third at Laramie (Wyo.) Jubilee Days


Husband, J.B. Nelson, daughter Rainey James (born Jan. 22, 2011)...Taught second grade...Paige Willis owned Friday and performed well on him during the Fourth of July in 2015 landing in the top 10 of top barrel racing winners during Cowboy Christmas.