|Hometown:||St. Louis, Mo.|
|High School:||McCluer Senior HS|
2010-2011: Outdoor: Qualifying with a 6’8.75” in the High Jump at MIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/7/11)… 23’4” at ESU Sam Williams Qualifier (5/14/11) in the Long Jump…
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.