As an elite athlete, sleeping plays a big role in my recovery as I train at a high level every day. Sleeping speeds up my recovery so I can be refreshed and perform at my best ability the next day.
Quanesha Burks is a Professional American athlete who specializes in the long jump and sprints. In her collegiate years she competed at the University of Alabama collecting 2 NCAA Championship Titles, 4 SEC Championship Titles, and a few school records.
Burks made her international debut at the age of nineteen, competing in the long jump at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Athletics, where she placed fifth. In 2015 she won gold at the 2015 NACAC Championships in Athletics, where she set the championship record at 6.93m in jumps. Also, in 2016 she made her 4th consecutive USA team by winning gold at the 2016 NACAC Under-23 Championships in Athletics with a record jumping mark of 6.74m. In 2018, Burks Placed 4th in the world at the 2018 IAAF World Indoor Championships missing the podium by 4mm.
She is currently the 2020 USA indoor champion in the long jump and ranked top 5 in the world and number 1 in America for her indoor season. Burks earned her degree in early childhood/ elementary education and she enjoys giving back to the youth by inspiring and educating young children with her story..