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Joshua Burks
Joshua  Burks

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Madison, Ala.

High School:
James Clemens

Event:
Sprints

01/12/2017

Auburn track and field to open 2017 indoor season in Nashville

Auburn track and field to open 2017 indoor season in Nashville

06/08/2016

06-08-16 - NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

06-08-16 - NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

04/16/2016

04-16-16 Texas Invitational

04-16-16 Texas Invitational

04/09/2016

04-09-16 Tiger Track Classic Day 2

04-09-16 Tiger Track Classic Day 2 Anthony Hall

2016 Outdoor Second Team All-American (4X100m Relay)

2016 Outdoor:
Competed in the 2016 USATF Junior Outdoor Championships in the 200m and posted a time of 21.65 ... Earned USTFCCCA Second Team All-American honors in the 4x100m relay with Welington Zaza, Kahlil Henderson and Randall Ceneus with a time of 39.48 at the NCAA Outdoor Championship ... Posted personal bests in the 100m (10.63) and 200m (21.37) at the 2016 Texas Invitational ... Finished ninth in the 100m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 10.72 ... Competed in three events in the 100m and 200m ... 2015-16 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll ... 2015-16 Academic Top Tiger.

2016 Indoor:
Finished with a personal best 6.90 in the 60m and the SEC Indoor Championships ... Posted a personal best in the 200m with a time of 21.44 at the Tyson Invitational ... Recorded a first place finish in the 200m at the Husker Invitational with a time of 21.84 ... Competed in the 60m and 200m.

Prior to Auburn:
Attended James Clemens High School in Huntsville, AL ... 60 Meter Dash State Champion ... Won the 100m State Championship ... Relay team won the 4x100 meter relay state championship ... Holds 7A Alabama state records in 60m (6.87) and 100m (10.65) ... Posted ninth fastest time in the 60 meter at New Balance Nationals ... Was voted the Tennessee Valley Track Athlete of the Year.

Personal:
Born May 6, 1997 ... Son of Steven and Christina Burks ... Has four siblings, Elijah, Christian, Ricky and Liesel ... Grandfather played football at West Virginia ... Uncle played football at Vanderbilt ... Plans on majoring in Aerospace Engineering.

BURKS' PERSONAL BESTS
Event Mark Meet
60m Indoor 6.90 2016 SEC Indoor Championships
100m Outdoor 10.63 2016 Texas Invitational
200m Indoor 21.44 2016 Tyson Invitational
200m Outdoor 21.37 2016 Texas Invitational
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