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Michael Cheeks Jr.
Michael Cheeks Jr.

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Buford, Ga.

High School:
Mill Creek

Event:
Sprints

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.