Started the season with a time of 16:17 at the Johnny Morriss Invitational ... Posted a time of 27:14 at the LSU Tiger Festival ... Finished with a time of 26:53 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Ran a 27:10 8k at the C-USA Championship ... Placed 97th at the NCAA South Central Regional with a time of 34:39.5 to help Houston finish in 13th place.
Finished in eighth place at the Johnny Morris UH Invitational with a time of 15:28 ... Posted top 20 finishes at the UTSA Ricardo Romo Invitational and the LSU Tiger Festival ... Finished 18th at the Sam Houston Invitational with a time of 20:04.3 ... Went on to post a time of 26:51 at the C-USA Championships to finish 28th ... Ran a time of 34:26.3 at the NCAA South Central Regional.
Graduated from Nimitz High School in 2008 ... Most valuable runner and team captain ... Three-time Regional qualifier ... Student council representative.
Born on Dec. 18, 1989 ... Full name is Derrick Jarrelle Joe ... Son of Sherrie and Darrell Joe ... Chose Houston because he felt it was a place where he could help the team can grow ... Also recruited by Texas Tech, Louisiana-Lafayette, HBU and Texas ... Hobbies include running and hanging out with teammates ... Intends to major in biotechnology engineering.