Harold Turks - Football - University of Kentucky Athletics 80


  • height 6-4
  • Weight 175
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Nashville, Tenn.
  • High school Montgomery Bell Academy

2016 – Freshman

  • Redshirt season

High School

  • Four-year letter winner and three-year starter as a running back at Montgomery Bell Academy
  • Coached by Marty Euverard
  • Rushed for 192 yards on 36 carries with five touchdowns in eight games as senior, earning All-City honors
  • Helped lead his team to an 11-2 overall record and a state runner-up finish in 2015 after winning the TSSAA Division II State Championship in 2014 
  • A gifted athlete who also lettered four seasons in track, participating in the 100m, 200m, 4×100 relay, 4×200 relay and 4×400 relay
  • Captured the 4×400 relay state title in 2015
  • Exceptional student, graduating with a 4.0 GPA
  • Chose UK over Tennessee, UT-Chattanooga and Western Kentucky


  • Born in Nashville, Tenn.
  • Son of Harold and Carmen Turks
  • Dad, Harold, played football at Tennessee State
  • Major is business management
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