- Travis Williams
- 5' 7"
- Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (Blanche Ely HS)
- 131 lbs.
55m: 6.61, 2007 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 6.52m/21-4.75, 2007 Florida Intercollegiate, Gainesville, Fla.
Long Jump: 6.43/21-1.25, 2007 Pepsi Florida Relays, Gainesville, Fla.
2007 AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN: Best of 6.52m/21-4.75 (long jump) … Competed in two meets (one indoor, one outdoor) … SEC Academic Honor Roll … Top finish came at Florida Intercollegiate when he took ninth in long jump (6.52m/21-4.75).
2006 AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete for Florida.
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 22-7 in long jump … Ran on 4x100m relay that was disqualified in Florida Class 4A final for dropping baton … Took second in Class 4A District 11 meet in long jump with mark of 20-11 … Captain of track and field team for two seasons … Also played soccer … 2005 graduate of Blanche Ely High School.
BEYOND THE STATS: Born Travis Laval Williams, Jr. on July 14, 1987 to Travis Williams, Sr. … Hobbies include cooking and playing chess … Lists father as an inspiration … Named Mr. Blanche Ely at high school, an honor awarded for leadership and academics … Chose Florida after meeting Bernard Williams at Florida Relays and telling him he would one day compete for Florida.
MAJOR: Business Administration