Javonte Williams Parents, Family Background & Personal Life Details

Published Date: 12 Sep, 2022 Updated date: 12 Sep, 2022 By Daniel Roffer

Javonte Williams almost decided to quit football during his high school. However, he trusted his faith and now making a significant impact in the NFL, playing for the Denver Broncos.

Who are Javonte Williams’s parents? Get to know his family life, dating status, contract, salary & interesting facts here.

Javonte Williams plays as a running back for the Denver Broncos in the NFL. He played college football at the University of North Carolina.

Javonte Williams Parents & Family Background

Javonte was born to parents Jermaine Williams and Shekemia Williams on 25 April 2000. He is 22 years old now.

The athlete spent his early life in Wallace, North Carolina. His father Jermaine was a barber and used to run a bail bonds company.

Williams’ father has been playing an influential role in his career since his high school days. He shares a close bond and the same nickname, “Pookie,” with his father. He is the eldest child in the family and has a baby sister.

Javonte Williams Girlfriend: Is He Dating Anyone

Williams is yet to reveal his girlfriend and love life in public. He does not seem to have a girlfriend now.

The running back barely speaks about his personal life to the media. He has not mentioned about his girlfriend in interviews or on social media.

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Javonte has only shared posts related to his career on Instagram. He has amassed over 86k Instagram followers.

His NFL Journey

Williams attended Wallace-Rose Hill High School in Teachey, North Carolina where he played high school football. Afterward, he committed to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to play college football.

The 5-foot-10-inch played for Tar Heels for three seasons. He ended his collegiate career, rushing 366 times for 2,297 yards with 29 touchdowns and catching 50 passes for 539 yards with four scores.


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Javonte was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round 35th overall of the 2021 NFL Draft. On 12 September 2021, he made his NFL debut in the Week 1 game against the New York Giants.

Javonte Williams Contract & Salary

Williams earns an average annual salary of $2,216,438 from the Broncos. He penned a 4 year, $8,865,753 contract with the team on 23 July 2021.

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The player will earn a base salary of $1,062,989 in 2022.

Some Interesting Facts About Javonte Williams

  • Javonte was named the semifinalist of the Maxwell Award and Doak Walker Award in his junior college year.
  • Apart from football, he also ran track and field at high school, winning the state title in the 4×100-meter relay in 2016.
  • His father grew up in North Carolina’s Duplin County and played high school football.
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