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Jacksonville man wins $1 million lottery prize after purchasing ticket from Winn-Dixie

Junior Francois, 48, claimed his prize at the lottery’s Jacksonville District Office from the drawing held on Oct. 5.
Credit: MARK RALSTON
A man reaches for his Mega Millions tickets at the Bluebird Liquor store in Torrance, California on October 19, 2018. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville man is one of the Florida Lottery's newest winners after claiming a $1 million Mega Millions prize.

Junior Francois, 48, claimed his prize at the lottery’s Jacksonville District Office from the drawing held on Oct. 5.

Francois purchased the winning ticket at Winn-Dixie located at 6060-10 Fort Caroline Road in Jacksonville.

The next Mega Millions drawing has an estimated $84 million jackpot.