Stanford's J.J. Clark On The 2021 Recruiting Class and More

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We talked with Stanford's Franklin P. Johnson Director of Track and Field J.J. Clark about how his team has handled the pandemic, the 2021 recruiting class, the best way for athletes to contact coaches, and more in our interview. Watch the full interview above and check out the breakdown and talking points below.

Major Talking Points:
00:00 -- 00:17 -- Intro
00:18 -- 1:34 -- How his first year and a half have gone with the Cardinal. 
1:35 -- 3:42 -- How the Stanford team adjusted at the start of the pandemic. 
3:43 -- 5:40 -- How missing cross county and track effect building the program in his vision.
5:41 -- 8:52 -- The vision for Stanford moving forward and well-rounded recruiting. 
8:53 -- 10:44 -- Breaking down the 2021 recruiting class and how they can impact the program. 
10:45 -- 12:50 -- How the pandemic has affected recruiting.
12:51 -- 14:00 -- Standing out above the rest in recruiting during the pandemic.
14:01 -- 15:31 -- How important it is to build connections/relationships.
15:32 -- 17:26 -- How current athletes gaining another year of eligibility affects recruiting for the future.
17:27 -- 19:46 -- His advice for seniors who are still unsigned but want to run D1.
19:47 -- 22:55 -- The best ways to get marks from athletes during the pandemic.
22:56 -- 25:33 -- A timeline for getting recruited and reaching out to coaches.
25:34 -- 27:45 -- Recruiting read flags.
27:46 -- 29:32 -- Athletics and academics.
29:33 -- 32:30 --  Breaking down Zofia Dudek's performance at AAU.
32:31 -- 33:10 --  Final thoughts

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