2012: Francois played in all 24 games and started three for the Terps in 2012. Francois scored most of his goals off the bench and provided a spark plug for the Terps in many games. He scored for Maryland in the 2012 College Cup semifinals in a double OT loss. He finished his rookie season with five goals, four assists and a total of 805 minutes played.
Francois attended St. Benedict’s Prep after moving from Haiti in 2010. In just two years, Francois recorded a total of 60 goals and 41 assists. He was named the Gatorade New Jersey Boys Soccer Player of the Year and the Star-Ledger’s Prep Player of the Year in 2011-2012. Francois scored 44 goals and had 22 assists in his senior season, leading St. Benedict’s Prep to the Prep A championship and a 24-0 record. He also played for the USSDA Player Development Academy, where he scored three goals.
Francois has been called into the Haitian U-17 National Team on multiple occasions.