|Hometown:||St. Louis, Mo.|
|High School:||McCluer Senior HS|
In High School - ran track for coach Phil Wollbrinck at McCluer High School. Tanksley was a state qualifier for the Comets and ranks as the top all-time jumper in the school's history.
Personal - a business major...born May 23, 1992 in St. Louis, Mo...son of Tracey Tanksley.