|Full name||Johannes Franklin|
|Date of birth||6 October 1981|
|Place of birth||Randfontein|
|Height||1.82 m (5 ft 11 1⁄2 in)|
|Weight||99 kg (218 lb; 15 st 8 lb)|
|School||Bekker High School|
|University||University of Potchefstroom|
|Rugby union career|
He made his professional debut for the Falcons in 2003, then spent one season at the Pumas and three seasons at SWD Eagles before returning to the Pumas in 2009. During his second spell at the Pumas, he also represented the Royal XV in a game during the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa. He was also included in the Lions Super Rugby squad in 2010.
He captained the Pumas side that beat the Eastern Province Kings in the 2010 Currie Cup Promotion/Relegation games, which kept the Pumas in the 2011 Currie Cup Premier Division, but he joined Eastern Province Kings for the 2011 Currie Cup First Division season. He was named in the Southern Kings squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season.