2008 OUTDOOR: Recorded four top-10 finishes in the long jump ... Earned a 15th-place finish at the Big 12 Championships with a leap of 7.07 meters (23-02.50 ft.) ... Placed fifth at the Sooner Invitational with a season-best jump of 7.33 meters (24-00.75 ft.) ... Finished sixth at the John Jacobs Invitational with a leap of 7.19 meters (23-07.25 ft.) ... Posted a seventh-place finish at the Arkansas Twilight with a jump of 7.10 meters (23-03.50 ft.) ... Placed fourth at the Missouri Relays with a leap of 6.91 meters (22-08 ft.).
2008 INDOOR: Competed in the long jump in six meets ... Placed 11th in the long jump at the Big 12 Championships with a season-best jump of 7.15 meters (23-05.50 ft.) ... Ran the 60 meters at the Kansas Invitational and placed seventh (7.42).
AT JOHNSON COUNTY: All-American in the indoor and outdoor long jump in 2007 ... Was the first JCCC athlete to win the East Jayhawk Conference championship in the indoor triple jump ... Fifth all-time at JCCC in the indoor and outdoor long jump (7.23 meters, 23-08.75 ft.) and the indoor triple jump (13.97 meters, 45-10 ft.)... All-region and all-conference in the indoor and outdoor long jump in 2006 and 2007.
HIGH SCHOOL: Six-time all-state in the long jump and triple jump ... Missouri 3A state champion in the long jump and runner-up in the triple jump in 2005 ... Holds the Oak Grove school record in the long jump (7.04 meters [23-01 ft.]) and the triple jump (14.10 meters [46-03 ft.]) ... Nine-time letterwinner (four in track and field, four in football and one in basketball) ... Two-time all-metro selection in track and field ... Was the conference champion in both the long jump and triple jump in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... Was the district champion in those events in 2004 and 2005 ... Sectional champion in the long jump and triple jump in 2005 ... Earned Missouri River Valley all-conference in football at running back and defensive back in 2003.
PERSONAL: Son of Scott Turner and brother of Josh Turner ... Born in Minot, N.D. ... Favorite track and field athlete of all-time is Carl Lewis ... Majoring in economics with a minor in business.