|Hometown:||St. Petersburg, FL|
|High School:||St. Petersburg Catholic|
Junior: Recorded a solo tackle in the win against Dartmouth... Sophomore: Earned a berth on Brown's travel roster... Recorded 5 tackles in Brown's annual Spring game, including one tackle for a loss and one quarterback sack... Freshman: Recorded three tackles and one quarterback sack in the Spring game... Secondary School Background: A graduate of St. Petersburg Catholic High School where he lettered in football, wrestling and track... Football team captain as a senior... Named Team MVP... Named Second Team All-State and First Team All-Suncoast... An All-County First Team selection... Track team captain as a senior and a junior... High Honor Roll student all four years... Recipient of the President of the United States Education Award for Outstanding Academic Excellence... A National Honor Society member... Personal: Joseph Peter Yanchunis, born July 2, 1987... Son of John and Mary Yanchunis... Siblings include Johnny, Michael, Catherine and Jennifer... Enjoys community service, sports and video games... Concentrating in Economics.