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Evan Jayne

Events: Bareback Riding
Born: 6/27/1982 Marseille, France
Joined PRCA: 2002
PRCA Career Earnings: $548,794.00
World Titles Won: 0
WNFR Qualifications: 2 (2015-16)
Current Residence: Huntsville, Texas

2016 world standings place: 13th
2016 WNFR standings place: 8th
2016 WNFR earnings: $37,500 
2016 earnings: $119,081
Tour Finale qualifications: 0
RNCFR qualifications: 1 (2009)
Education: Sam Houston State University, bachelor’s degree in agriculture

2017 Highlights
• Won the Longview (Texas) PRCA Rodeo
Career Highlights

• 2016: Placed in Rounds 6 and 10 of the Wrangler NFR to rank eighth in the average
• Won the Horse Heaven Round-up Wranglers Champions Challenge presented by Justin Boots (Kennewick, Wash.), the Ozark Empire Pro Rodeo (Springfield, Mo.), the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo, the Johnson County Sheriff's Posse (Cleburne, Texas), the Oakley Independence Day Rodeo (Oakley City, Utah), the Greeley (Colo.) Stampede, the Flint Hills Rodeo (Strong City, Kan.), the Tops In Texas Rodeo (Jacksonville), the Big Spring (Texas) Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo, the Deep South PRCA Rodeo (Winnsboro, La.), the Springhill (La.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Silver State Stampede (Elko, Nev.)
• 2015: Placed in four rounds at the Wrangler NFR. Won the Deadwood (S.D.) Days of '76 Rodeo, the Las Vegas (Nev.) Elks Helldorado Days, the Trinity Valley Exposition Fair & Rodeo (Liberty, Texas), the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas), the Ram Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco, Texas) and the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo. Finished 9th in the world standings with $146,808
• 2014: Won the Longview (Texas) PRCA Rodeo, the Tops in Texas (Jacksonville, Texas) and the Silverton (Texas) Buck Wild Days Rodeo. Co-champion at the Butterfield Stage Days PRCA Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas). Finished 80th in the world standings with $8,107
• 2013: Won the RAM Texas Circuit Finals Rodeo (Waco), the Dixie National Rodeo (Jackson, Miss.), the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Rodeo (Mercedes, Texas), the Larimer County Fair & Rodeo (Loveland, Colo.), the Harrison (Ark.) PRCA Rodeo and the Comal County Fair & Rodeo (New Braunfels, Texas). Co-champion at the Elk City (Okla.) Rodeo of Champions; the 16th Annual Canton (Texas) Stampede and the Wichita Falls (Texas) PRCA Rodeo. Finished 24th in the world standings with $37,383
• 2012: Won the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo; the Cowboy Capital ProRodeo (Bandera, Texas), the DesertView ProRodeo (Castle Dale, Utah), the Crosstie PRCA Rodeo (Hinton, Okla.), the Freedom (Okla.) Rodeo and Old Cowhand Reunion, the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series and the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series. Finished 36th in the world standings with $24,558
• 2011: Won the Mesquite (Texas) ProRodeo Series, Aug. 12-13, the Livingston (Texas) PRCA Championship Rodeo; the Walker County Fair & Rodeo (Huntsville, Texas), the Wolf Point (Mont.) Wild Horse Stampede, That Famous Preston (Idaho) Night Rodeo, the Ute Stampede (Nephi, Utah), the Crossett (Ark.) Riding Club Rodeo, the Deep South PRCA Rodeo (Winnsboro, La.), the Heart of the North Rodeo (Spooner, Wis.). Co-champion at the Silverton (Texas) Buck Wild Days Rodeo, the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo and the Kansas' Largest Night Rodeo. Finished 36th in the world standings with $25,492
• 2010: Won the Shelby County Sheriff's Posse Rodeo (Center, Texas), the Young County PRCA Rodeo (Graham, Texas), the Mineral Wells (Texas) Rodeo, the Winnishiek County Fair ProRodeo (Decorah, Iowa), the Crosby (Texas) Fair & Rodeo, the Sonora (Texas) Outlaw Pro Rodeo, the 101 Wild West Rodeo (Ponca City, Okla.), the Beaver Valley Horse Club Rodeo (Strasburg, N.D.), the Western Fest Stampede Rodeo (Granite Falls, Minn.), the Jayhawker Roundup Rodeo (Hill City, Kan.) and the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo-Aug. 27-28. Co-champion at the Jasper (Texas) Lions Benefit Rodeo and the Austin County Fair and Rodeo (Belville, Texas); finished 31st in the world standings with $30,435
• 2009: Won the Days of '56 PRCA Rodeo (Ponca, Neb.), Nebraska's Big Rodeo (Burwell, Neb.), the Woodward (Okla.) Elks Rodeo, the XIT Rodeo & Reunion (Dalhart, Texas), the North Texas State Fair & Rodeo (Denton, Texas), the Beaver Valley Horse Club Rodeo (Strasburg, N.D.). Co-champion at the Steamboat Springs (Colo.) Pro Rodeo Series-July 18 and the Mesquite (Texas) Championship Rodeo-Aug. 28. Finished 37th in the world standings with $20,167
• 2008: Won the five-head average at the Southwestern Exposition & Livestock Show (Fort Worth, Texas), the Southwest District Fat Stock Show & Rodeo (Lake Charles, La.), the De Ridder (La.) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, the Springhill (La.) PRCA Rodeo and the Raton (N.M.) PRCA Rodeo. Co-champion at the Red Desert Roundup (Rock Springs, Wyo.). Finished 23rd in the world standings with $40,588
• 2007: Won the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock (Fort Worth, Texas), earning a personal best $9,114. Won the De Ridder (La.) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, the Texoma PRCA Rodeo (Sherman, Texas), the Bossier County Dodge PRCA Rodeo (Fairfield, Texas), the Crockett (Texas) Lions Club PRCA Rodeo, the Butterfield Stage Days Rodeo (Bridgeport, Texas), the Panola County Cattlemen's Rodeo (Carthage, Texas), Rodeo Killeen (Texas) and the Medicine Hat (Alberta) Stampede. Co-champion at Kansas' Biggest Rodeo(Phillipsburg). Finished 19th in world standings with earnings of $40,264
• 2006: Finished 69th in world standings with earnings of $10,981

Texas State High School Bareback Riding champion, 2000

5-10, 170... Wife, Kristin (married Dec. 31, 2010), is a school teacher in Rockwall; daughter, Sienna ... Born Yvan Pierre Jayne….Father Jean Pierre Jayne was a trick rider in France, performing in a rodeo/Wild West show and Evan used to assist him…Came to the United States as a foreign exchange student with the intention of pursuing a career in rodeo…Drew inspiration from a French language edition of Louise Serpa's book Rodeo (1995)...Evan and Clint Cannon were among the subjects of a 2007 French documentary film Ballade Pour Un Cowboy (Ballad of a Cowboy)…Credits 1993 World Champion Bareback Rider Deb Greenough and National Finals Rodeo qualifier Pete Hawkins with helping him advance his career.
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