2009 - Redshirted the indoor and outdoor seasons.
2008 - Won the open section of the triple jump at the RJ/JJK Invite with a lifetime-best of 49-1 ... Was fourth in both the long (23-4.75, season-best) and triple (48-9.50) against USC ... Was third in the triple jump (46-0) at the Oregon Dual ... Had top indoor marks of 22-10.50 in the long and 46-10.25 in the triple ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
High School - Two-year letterman in track and tennis ... Also played three years of basketball ... Missouri state champion in the long and triple jump in 2007 ... All-league first-team in 2007 ... Two-time All-Metro second-team ... State qualifier in the long and triple jump in 2006 ... Prep bests of 23-5 in the long jump and 47-9 in the triple jump.
Personal - Born September 14, 1989 in St. Louis, MO ... Son of Eric and Diana Banks ... Has one sister, Brittany ... Global Studies major.
Banks' Best Marks
Outdoor LJ - 23-5
Indoor LJ - 22-10.50
Outdoor TJ - 49-1
Indoor TJ - 46-10.25