September 18, 1992
Rio Olympics 2016
Burkheart got started in athletics in the early 2000’s at the Roland Edwards Primary. He credits his mother for being the one who encouraged him to compete. He completed high school in the USA and earned a track scholarship to St. Augustine’s University in North Carolina. Ellis Jr. achieved his qualifying time for the 200m at Rio 2016 at the NCAA Division II Finals where he clocked 20.46.