St. Amant's K.J. Franklin is the parish Athlete of the Week.

This week’s Weekly Citizen Athlete of the Week, brought to you by Rouses Market, is senior running back K.J. Franklin of St. Amant.

In the Gators' 31-21 week five victory over St. James, Franklin carried the ball 31 times for 234 yards and two touchdowns.

His huge effort on the ground powered the Gators past the Wildcats and helped improve their record to 4-1.