The USA Olympic team is more than ready to take as many gold medals back home as possible. The American athletes are all hyped up to represent their country internationally, especially the track and field athletes. Kendell Williams is also one of those track and field athletes determined to put all of their efforts into winning gold for the USA.
The five-time All-American athlete Kendell Williams specialized in combined events. She won her place in the US Olympic team by winning second place in the heptathlon during the trial games held in Eugene. Annie Kunz secured the first position and Erica Bougard came third to qualify for the Olympics.
Williams also represented the USA in the 2016 Olympics. However, she couldn’t bring the gold home. This time she is determined to win the gold.
|Popular Name||Kendell Williams|
|Real Name||Kendell William|
|Date of birth||June 15, 1995|
|Age||27 years old|
|Place of birth||Arlington, Virginia, USA|
|Occupation||Professional heptathlon athlete|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
Kendell Williams Net Worth and Salary
The 27 year-old athlete has won various championships and received many awards and titles.
All these have made her a star athlete and helped her to have a good earning. Though the exact figures of her net worth are not out, it is a no-brainer that she has a hefty net worth.
Height, Weight, and Physical Measurements
Williams has a very fit and toned body. Because of all the exercise and intense training, she has ripped abs and weighs 67 kgs.
Besides a great athletic body, William also has a great height of 5 ft and 10 inches.
Kendell’s Personal Life and Family
The most-anticipated competitor for the 2020 Olympics, Williams was born in Arlington in Virginia. But she grew up in Marietta along with her brother, Devon. She was born to her parents Blame and Theresa.
Like Williams, her brother is also a star track and field athlete. Both siblings are close to each other and also with their parents.
However, Williams has kept her personal life away from the limelight with occasional social media posts.
Kendell Williams’ Boyfriend and Relationship
As for her personal life, Williams has also kept her dating life private. So, no one knows if she is a happy single or dating someone.
But from her social media, it seems like she is busy with her career for now.
William went to Kell high school in Marietta, where she grew up.
Once high school was over, she enrolled at the University of Georgia. She completed college in 2017 and graduated from there with a degree.
Williams started her career ever since she was in high school. At the early age of sixteen, she took part in the World Youth Championship and won a bronze.
It was just a starting as she kept practicing and then participated in the Pan American Junior Championship, where she won silver. Just after a year of this, she became the World Junior Champion.
It motivated her more to pursue her career in track and field even after joining college. She played for the Georgia Bulldogs during her college days.
During college, she also took part in many championships and won. She became the winner in pentathlon during the SEC indoor Champion two times in a row.
In 2016, she even qualified to represent the USA in the 2016 Olympics, but she came in the seventeenth position.
Despite not winning the gold, Williams didn’t let it stop her from continuing her career as an athlete. She continued to practice even harder than before and received the Honda Sports Award as the best female athlete in track and field.
In the same year, Williams graduated from her college and ended her NCAA career as its four-time in a row winner.
After college, she got sponsorship from Nike and kept being active as a track and field athlete.
She again took part in the heptathlon during the trial games for the second time to achieve her dream of winning gold for her country in the Olympics.
Her hard work paid off as she qualified for the trials in second place and now will compete in the Olympics on the 4th of August. She has improved a lot from her last Olympics and is aiming to bring the gold home.