Jarrell Williams - Co-Founder/President
Jarrell Williams is entering his third year as President of Royals Elite Athletics. In addition to Royals Elite, Mr. Williams is a mentor, sports performance trainer, and Coach
Prior to co-founding the Royals, Williams spent four years as a football student-athlete at Northwestern University from 2011-2015. He then spent a year and a half as a Sales Representative for Kellogg's in GA , then decided to move back to Illinois to use his last year of athletics eligibility and obtain his Master's degree at the University of St. Francis (IL).
At NU, Williams contributed to winning NU's first ever post-season bowl game at the Gator Bowl in 2013. A large part of his contribution for NU came on Special Teams during his tenure. Williams' on-field performance carried over off the field where he was an Academic All-Big Ten Player, a Dean's List recipient, and earned the Evanston Community Volunteer Award for his service to the community. At USF, Williams started as a Defensive Back and Returner on KOR and PR, and at one point, held one of the highest yards per return average.
Williams earned his B.S. from Northwestern University in Human Development and Psychological Services, earning a cumulative GPA of 3.0; and his M.B.A. from University of St. Francis earning a cumulative GPA of 3.6.
Mr. Williams is originally from many part of the Chicago Southland where he was a standout football player for Richards High School. Williams earned 1st Team All-State, 2-time All-Area, 3-time All-Conference, Conference Player of the Year, Chili's Student-Athlete of the Month, MVP honors, and was ranked amongst the top 50 Defensive Backs in the nation according to Rivals.com.