Howard-Franklin returns for his sixth season with the Mustangs in 2017-18 and fourth as an assistant coach. He served as the team's graduate assistant from 2012-14.
Prior to joining the women's team, Howard-Franklin was a student assistant for the men's team for the 2011-12 season.
Howard-Franklin oversees all player development and individual workouts throughout the season. These workouts includes drills that help improve the players' skills and basketball IQ. He also has recruiting and operational duties.
Howard-Franklin played one season at Stevenson in 2010-11 under former head coach and current athletic director Brett Adams, and saw limited action due to injury. Prior to Stevenson, he played two years at Middlesex County College from 2008-10 where the Blue Colts won two GSAC championships as well as the regional championship in 2009.
A 2012 graduate of Stevenson with a bachelor's degree in business administration, Howard-Franklin attended Union Catholic Regional High School in Piscataway, New Jersey where he was a three-year letterwinner under head coach Jim Regan, Jr. He was a member of the Vikings' Mountain Valley Conference championship team in 2005 and won a MVC title as a member of the track and field team as well.