Name: Quanesha Burks
Sport: Track and Field
Event(s): Long Jump
Height: 5-3
DOB: 3/15/1995
Birthplace: Ozark, Ala.
Hometown: Harselle, Ala.
High School: Hartselle High School (Hartselle, Ala.) ‘13
College: University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Ala.) ‘17, Elementary Education
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 13th (long jump)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships, 1st (long jump)
  • 2013 AHSAA Class 5A State Championships, 1st (100-meter, long jump, triple jump), 1st (100-meter, long jump, triple jump)
  • 2012 USATF Junior Olympic Championships, 3rd (triple jump)
Personal: Daughter of Lesha Dobbins...Grandparents are Fred and Cathy Williams...Has four younger siblings, two brothers and two sisters...Competed against the boys in field day races in elementary school...Began competing in track and field in middle school...Eleven-time high school track and field state champion...Aspires to be an elementary school teacher or sports psychologist.