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Michael Cheeks
Michael Cheeks

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buford, Ga.

High School:
Mill Creek

Event:
Sprints

2014 Outdoor:
Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 200m ... Placed sixth in the 200m and seventh in the 400m in his outdoor debut, the Tiger Track Classic ... Recorded a third place finish in the 200m and a fourth place finish in the 100m at the Tennesee Challenge.

2014 Indoor:
Ran the 200m and 400m at four meets ... Clocked a season-best 21.40 in the 200m at the Husker Invitational ... Ran a personal best 48.86 in the 400m at the Tyson Invitational.

Prior to Auburn:

Attended Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia ... Earned All-State honors, Player of the Year, and 400m All-American ... Won 2013 GHSA 6A state championships in the 200m (22.01), placed third in the 400m (49.48), and fifth in the high jump (6-04.00) ... Recorded a personal best 200m time of 21.73 at the 2013 GA Region 7-AAAAAA meet ... Also ran a career best 47.83 while finishing 3rd in the 400m and finished 12th with a 10.85 in the 100m at the 2013 Golden South Classic in Orlando, Fla. ... Owns high school 400m and 200m record ... Personal best of 6'6 in the high jump.

Personal:

Born March 13, 1995 ... Son of Michael Cheeks Sr. and Latoya Wright ... Has one brother, Chase ... Majoring international business.

Cheeks' Personal Records
Event Mark Meet
100m Outdoor 10.85 2013 Golden South Classic
200m Indoor 21.40 2014 Husker Invitational
200m Outdoor 20.82 2014 Tennessee Challenge
400m Indoor 48.86 2014 Tyson Invitational
400m Outdoor 47.91 2014 Tiger Track Classic