Nathan Burnett
Pole Vault
New Mexico
Last School
New Mexico
Roster Years


  • Parents are Rodger & Terri Burnett
  • Major: Computer Engineering
  • Mission: New Delhi, India (2017-19)
  • Youngest of five children
  • Enjoys music and art
  • Speaks Hindi
  • Appeared in the TV series "Breaking Bad"

Before BYU

  • Competed as a freshman at New Mexico in 2016-17
  • During the 2017 indoor season, posted a PR in the pole vault of 16-0.75 for eighth place at the Cherry & Silver Invitational
  • During the outdoor season recorded a third-place mark of 15-5.5 at the Cardinal Classic
  • Prepped at Del Norte High School
  • New Mexico 5A state record holder and two-time state champion


Indoor Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
5.02m/16-5.5 PV 2021 BYU Cougar Indoor III


Outdoor Personal Bests
Mark Event Meet
5.05m/16-6.75 PV 2021 UVU Collegiate
4.67m/15-4* LJ 2017 Don Kirby Tail

*While competing at New Mexico

Career Stats

BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2021

Indoor (2021)

  • Recorded four top-five finishes, including a personal-best PV clearance of 5.02m/16-5.5 to finish fourth at the BYU Cougar Indoor III. 

Outdoor (2021)

  • Posted four top-five finishes including a personal-best PV clearance of 5.05m/16-6.75 to finish third at the UVU Collegiate. 
  • Took first in the men’s PV at the Weber State Twilight Invitational with a clearance of 4.90m/16-0.75.


  • Received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors 
Junior Year

Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year