Jack Williams - Cross Country - Arkansas Razorbacks

Jack Williams

Fr. | 5-10 | Distance | Fayetteville, Ark. | Fayetteville HS

HIGH SCHOOL
2021 graduate of Fayetteville High School, coached by Michelle Fyfe and Kevin Thomas … 2020-21 Arkansas Gatorade Cross Country Athlete of the Year … Member of three State championship teams during his prep career, which included 2019 Arkansas 6A outdoor title, 2020 Arkansas indoor title, and 2021 Arkansas 6A outdoor title … Also, member of State runner-up teams in cross country (2017, 2018, 2019) and indoor track (2019) … During cross country season as a senior, won Arkansas 6A State title, runner-up in Arkansas vs. Oklahoma All-Star meet, finished third in Chile Pepper Festival with best of 15:33.25 … In 2020, placed second in 3,200 and finished third in 1,600m at Arkansas Indoor state meet … In 2021 at Arkansas 6A State outdoor meet, placed fourth in 3,200m and fifth in 1,600m … Won 3,200m in PR of 9;12.94 at Texas Distance Festival … Posted a mile best of 4:18.67 for seventh at Trials of Miles in Kansas City … Lettered three years in track and field, four years in cross country … Other activities included being a student council member, senior class treasurer, Dawg crew, and 26 club.

HS best marks: 4:18.16 (1,600m), 4:18.67 (Mile), 9:12.94 (3,200m)
Indoor: 4:27.09 (1,600m), 4:28.27 (Mile), 9:06.19 (3,000m), 9:33.49 (3,200m)
XC: 15:33.25 (5k)

PERSONAL
Jack Henry Williams was born October 22, 2002, in Fayetteville, Arkansas … Son of John and Maxine Williams … Has a younger brother, Cooper … Double major in Real Estate and Finance, with career plans involving both … Life’s ambition is to be remembered for his hard work and how he treated others … Favorite athlete is Joe Burrow … Loves to play golf, although is not too good, ping pong player and die hard Cincinnati Bengals fan … Chose Arkansas since it’s been a dream of his to be a part of the prestigious Razorback track and field team.