John Talbert
John Talbert
Height: 6-4
Weight: 175
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Mount Croghan, SC
High School: Chesterfield HS
Major: Industrial Engineering

FMU: First-year runner at FMU.


  • Born John Efford Talbert IV in Hartsville, S.C.
  • Graduate of Chesterfield High School, where he ran competed for coaches Jeffery Bland and David McCarthy
  • Nickname is Juan


  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Firefighter
  • Favorite Superhero: Batman
  • Favorite Athlete: David Rudisha
  • Favorite Sports Team: New Orleans Saints
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Impractical Jokers
  • Favorite Food: Tacos
  • Favorite Vacation Spot: The Beach
  • Instagram Account: JohnIsNumberJuan
  • Your Motivation Music: Anything either by NF or the 300 violin orchestra
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The welcoming and the sense of family; also the Wafflemaker
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Playing Video games
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Get into the 18s for my 5k
  • Interesting Notes: I have a twin brother and I can wiggle my ears
  • Brush With Greatness: I met Brandon Hudgins at a 2018 track meet (he's one of the 4 guys to run a sub-4 minute mile in SC)


Best 5K Time 23:33 at 2018 CCU Invitational
Best 8K Time 33:29.2 at 2018 PBC Championship Meet