Dr. Cheeks is a native of Georgia but was raised in the Palmetto state of South Carolina. When he completed his college career at South Carolina State University, he returned to Georgia to attend Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia where he received his medical degree and completed his residency in Family Medicine.
Dr. Cheeks is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP), the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) and the Cellular Medicine Association (CMA). He is a ringside physician and member of the Georgia State Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts Association and the USA Amateur Boxing Association. He enjoys movies, sports, and anything electronic.