2020 - 2021 ARKANSAS
BOYS CROSS COUNTRY
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
JACK
WILLIAMS
DISTANCE RUNNER
FAYETTEVILLE HS
FAYETTEVILLE, ARKANSAS
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-10
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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
1ST - 15:38.44
CLASS 6A STATE MEET
2ND
ARKANSAS VS. OKLAHOMA ALL-STAR MEET
67TH
NIKE CROSS VIRTUAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
“This year, Jack just decided he was going to be in the mix in every race and be a force to contend with—and he did just that. He loves every aspect of racing. He is passionate about understanding a bad or a good race and using that reflection to be stronger in the next race.”
Michelle Fyfe
Head Coach - head coach of Fayetteville High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-10, 130-pound senior won the Class 6A state meet this past season with a time of 15:38.44, breaking the tape 10.02 seconds ahead of his next-closest competitor and leading the Bulldogs to a third-place finish as a team. The All Arkansas Preps Overall Runner of the Year, Williams is a four-time First Team All-State selection. He placed second at the Arkansas vs. Oklahoma All-Star Meet and finished 67th at the Nike Cross Virtual Championships.

Academic Achievement


Williams has maintained a 3.40 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to run on scholarship at the University of Arkansas this fall.

Exemplary Character


The treasurer of the Fayetteville High student council, Williams has volunteered locally with the Special Olympics and as part of community beautification projects.