Jaylin Williams

10 | F | Fr. | 6-10 | 245 | Fort Smith, Ark. | Fort Smith Northside HS

• Rated the 56th-best incoming freshman in the nation and the 9th-best center by Rivals.com
• Rated the 75th-best incoming freshman in the nation and the 15th-best center by 247Sports.com Composite
• Rated the 85th-best incoming freshman in the nation and the 12th-best center by 247Sports.com
• Rated the 91st-best incoming freshman in the nation and the 14th-best center by ESPN.com
• 2020 Gatorade Arkansas Player of the Year
• The third player in the past four years to be Arkansas’ Gatorade Player of the Year and pick the University of Arkansas
• Listed as the top prospect in Arkansas by 247Sports
• 2020 Hogville.net’s the Arkansas Boys High School Co-Player of the Year (with Davonte Davis)
• 2020 Democrat Gazette first team All-State (all divisions)
• As a junior, was Arkansas Division I Player of the Year by the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

High School:
Selected by Hogville.net as the Arkansas Boys High School Co-Player of the Year with fellow signee Davonte Davis … Added 6A All-State honors by the Arkansas Activities Association, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette’s first-team All-Arkansas (all classes) and first team All-State by MazPreps.com … As a senior, averaged 18.7 points and 12.2 rebounds while adding 2.5 blocks and 2.7 assists per contest. He led Northside to a 20-10 record and the semifinals of the 6A State Championship all while maintaining a 3.81 GPA in the classroom … As a junior, named All-State and the Division I Player of the Year by the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette … Averaged 16 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks per game while helping the Grizzlies to the Class 6A state title … In that game, he had 20 points, 16 rebounds and three blocked shots, which Northside won 44-41 over Bryant … Played at Northside with current Razorback Isaiah Joe and the pair helped the Grizzlies reach the state final in 2018 … In the summer of 2019, was named to the All-EYBL Breakout Team. He averaged 11.8 points, 10.4 rebounds for Woodz Elite.

Personal:
Born June 29, 2002, in Fort Smith … Son of Michael and Linda Williams … Had three brothers – Mikey, Marquis and Montell Williams – and one sister – Synora Phillips … Major is recreation and sport management.