Ryan Janvion
Ryan  Janvion

RS Senior

Miami, FL

High School:
Dade Christian

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 200




Wake Forest Falls to Boston College 17-14

John Wolford throws two touchdown passes in the loss


Janvion Named Pop Warner College Football Award Finalist

Janvion looks to be the second-straight Demon Deacon to earn the Pop Warner College Football Award


Janvion, Okonye Earn Academic All-District Honors

Redshirt senior Ryan Janvion and redshirt junior Josh Okonye named to the All-District III team


Ryan Janvion Earns National Football Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship

Janvion is one of 12 finalists to earn an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship


Janvion a Candidate for Senior CLASS Award

Award recognizes notable achievements in four areas of excellence: community, classroom, character and competition.


Ryan Janvion - Weekly Press Conference - Oct. 13

Ryan Janvion met with the media as part of the weekly press conference on Oct. 13.


Ryan Janvion - Weekly Press Conference - Sept. 1

Ryan Janvion - Weekly Press Conference - Sept. 1


Ryan Janvion United Way PSA

Ryan Janvion featured in a public service announcement for the United Way


Photos - Military Bowl

Photos from the 2016 Military Bowl


Wake Forest vs. Virginia

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, Nov. 5 at BB&T Field.


Wake Forest at NC State

Wake Forest at NC State (Oct. 1, 2016)


Wake Forest Football vs. Indiana

Wake Forest football defeats Indiana, 33-28, on Sept. 24, 2016 in Bloomington, Indiana.


Wake Forest 33, Indiana 28

Photos from Wake Forest @ Indiana on September 24, 2016.

Ryan Janvion Profile

2016 (Redshirt Senior)
December 2016 graduate of Wake Forest ... 2016 Jim Tatum Award winner as the top senior student-athlete in the ACC ... First Wake Forest player to be named an NFF National Scholar-Athlete ... One of 12 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which is presented annually to the nation’s top football scholar-athlete... CoSIDA Academic All-District... Named one of 30 semifinalists for the Senior CLASS Award . . . Nominee for the Wuerffel Trophy ... Started the opener against Tulane (Sept. 1) and finished with six total tackles (five solo, two assist)... Registered three solo tackles against Duke (Sept. 10)...made three tackles against Delaware (Sept. 17)... Had six tackles (five solo, one assist) and his first interception in three seasons at Indiana (Sept. 24)... Had four tackles at NC State (Oct. 1)... Had five tackles, including one TFL, vs. Syracuse (Oct. 8)... Made five tackles and recovered one fumble at Florida State (Oct. 15) ... Had eight tackles vs. Army West Point (Oct. 29) ... Made two tackles in a win over Virginia (Nov. 5), before leaving with turf toe ... Missed the last three games of the regular season due to injury ... Returned to action in the Military Bowl win over Temple and recorded four tackles and a pass break-up ...

2015 (Redshirt Junior)
Enters his senior season ranked 21st in school history with 282 career tackles ... Finished third on the team with 72 tackles in 2015 ... Ended 2015 season with 35 career starts ... Has started every game he has played in ... Had started the first 30 games of his career before missing the North Carolina game (10/17) due to injury ... His 35 career starts places him among the top 50 players in school history ... Led the team with 12 tackles vs. Duke (11/28) ... Tied for the team lead with nine tackles at Boston College (10/10) ... Forced a fumble at Boston College ... Was on the field for 567 snaps including a season-high 88 vs. Duke ... Named to the Academic All-ACC Team ... Two-time nominee for the Wuerffel Trophy ... Member of Wake Forest's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore)
Served as team captain in 2014 and re-elected for 2015 ... Led the team in tackles for the second consecutive year with 115 stops ... It marked the most tackles by a Demon Deacon since Jon Abbate had 120 stops in 2006 ... Along with Marquel Lee, became the first sophomores at Wake Forest since 1992 to eclipse the century mark in tackles ... Led the Deacons with 54 solo tackles ... Tied for the team lead with six pass-breakups ... Finished fourth in the ACC in tackles per game at 9.6 ... Was tied for seventh in the ACC in fumbles recovered with 0.17 per game ... Had six games with double-figure tackles including season-high 18 at Utah State ... Added 12 tackles at Louisiana-Monroe, Army and Syracuse ... Made 11 tackles against Boston College and Duke ... Had 10 solo stops vs. Army ... Had nine tackles, two tackles for loss and a pass break-up vs. Clemson ... Was on the field for a team-high 958 plays in 2014, an average of nearly 80 snaps per game ... Season-high 113 plays at Utah State ... Named CoSIDA Academic All-District ... Named to the ACC All-Academic Team for the second straight year ... Also a member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Has started all 24 games of his career.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman)
One of the top rookies in the ACC ... Started all 12 games at strong safety ... Named All-ACC honorable mention by the media ... Named to the All-ACC Academic Team ... Led the team with 95 tackles, including a team-best 61 solo stops ... Also had 2.5 tackles for loss, one interception and a fumble recovery ... Ranked eighth in the ACC with 7.9 tackles per game ... Made his collegiate debut vs. Presbyterian (Aug. 29) and finished with three tackles, including one for loss ... Had a team-high seven tackles at BC (Sept. 6) ... Notched 10 tackles vs. ULM (Sept. 14) ... Led the team with 11 tackles in the win over NC State (Oct. 5) ... Recorded the first fumble recovery of his career to go along with three tackles vs. Maryland (Oct. 19) ... Playing near his hometown, tallied 14 tackles, including 12 solo, at No. 7 Miami (Oct. 26) ... Made his first career interception to go with a team-high nine tackles vs. Florida State (Nov. 9) ... Tied his season-high with 14 tackles, including 11 solo, at Vanderbilt (Nov. 30).

2012 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season.

High School
A 2012 graduate of Dade Christian School in Country Club, Fla. ... An athletic defensive back who played at both corner and safety ... First team All-Dade County as a senior ... Averaged 12 tackles per game ... Had three sacks and three forced fumbles ... Four-year starter who ran a 4.57 in the 40 ... Attended the same high school as current Wake Forest safety Daniel Mack ... Ranks second in Dade Christian history in career tackles behind only Mack ... As a junior, recorded 105 tackles with four sacks and one interception ... Served as the team's defensive captain ... The Crusaders finished 9-1 in 2011 ... Made 78 tackles with one sack and three fumble recoveries as a senior ... Played corner as a freshman before moving to safety ... Also saw action as a punt returner and linebacker ... Earned all-district honors in Class 1A as a junior ... Team moved to Class 2A in 2011 ... Graduate as class salutatorian with a +4.0 GPA ... Also competed in track where he helped the 4x100 team to a second place finish in the state ... Also had offers from Vanderbilt, Rutgers, Duke, Kansas, Virginia, West Virginia, Purdue.

Son of David and Cyndy Janvion ... Born April 26, 1994 ... Name is pronounced "JAN-vee-on".

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