Mikey Williams is an American Basketball player. Mikey Williams was ranked as the top prospect in the nation for the class of 2023 in the year 2018. Williams has also played for the travel team “Malcolm Thomas All-Stars”, which has widely been regarded as one of the country’s best.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Mikey Williams was born on June 26, 2004, in the United States of America. He is 17 years old and is under the astrological sign, Cancer. He holds an American nationality. Likewise, he was raised in South-East San Diego, California, USA.
His parents’ names are Mahlon Williams and Charisse Williams. Likewise, he also has a younger brother and a sister but their names are not available at the moment. His father played basketball for Sweetwater High School, where he was an All-CIF-SDS selection. And his mother, Charisse played softball for Kearny High School and Hampton University.
Regarding his educational background and qualification, he is attending San Ysidro High School. However, the name of the educational institutions he previously attended is not available until now.
Mikey Williams first held a basketball when he was 9 months old. He then grew up playing under the guidance of his father and mother. Likewise, he mainly played on an outdoor court in his apartment complex in his childhood. Then, in elementary school, he was often involved in fights with bullies. He even worked as a ball boy for San Ysidro High School head coach Terry Tucker, who said that he couldn’t keep Williams out of the gym. Moreover, he played for the Malcolm Thomas All-Stars travel team In middle school.
When he was in seventh and eighth grade, he was ranked the number one player in the 2023 class by the Naismith National Youth All-American Report. And, in eighth grade, he also joined the North Coast Blue Chips Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) team. Here, he rose to fame while playing alongside Bronny James, the son of basketball player LeBron James. Williams played for the Compton Magic on the AAU circuit in the year 2019.
Moreover, as a freshman, he played for San Ysidro High School in San Diego. Then, on November 20, 2019, he made his high school debut, recording 41 points, five rebounds, four assists, and four steals in a 98–46 win over El Cajon Valley High School. In the next game, an 85–77 victory over Mission Bay High School, he scored 50 points. He scored also career-high 77 points, making nine three-pointers, in a 116–52 win over Kearny High School on December 13. He broke the CIF San Diego Section (CIF-SDS) single-game scoring record, previously held by Tyrone Shelley since the year 2005. And set the state freshman record for single-game scoring.
More About Career
He recorded 35 points in a 103–71 loss to top 2020 recruit Evan Mobley and Rancho Christian School, one of the best high school teams in the country. He then led San Ysidro to the CIF-SDS Division III title on February 27, 2020. Likewise, as a freshman, he averaged 29.9 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game and was named MaxPreps National Freshman of the Year. Later, entering his sophomore season, he transferred to Lake Norman Christian School in Huntersville, North Carolina.
Furthermore, he is considered a five-star recruit and a top-five player in the 2023 class by ESPN, Rivals, and 247Sports. He also received offers from many NCAA Division I programs, including Arizona and Arizona State, before starting his high school career. Then, in June 2020, he was offered by several historically black college and university (HBCU) basketball programs after showing interest in playing for an HBCU on social media.
Mikey Williams is possibly single at the moment and seems to be more focused on his career and studies rather than being in a relationship. But, there is a rumor that he is dating a girl whose name is Deja Kelly. Deja is also a basketball player. However, none of them have confirmed or denied this rumor. And, there is a section of the online community who believe that his motivation behind changing schools is actually his rumored girlfriend.
Talking about his past relationship, he dated fellow basketball player, Serenity Johnson. Serenity has risen to huge popularity for showcasing her lifestyle as a rising star in prep basketball.
Mikey Williams has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 84 Kg. His other body measurements such as his chest size, waist size, and hip size, are 40-33-38 inches respectively. Moreover, he has black hair and dark brown eyes. He is a handsome guy.
Social Media and Net Worth
Mikey Williams is pretty active on all of his social accounts. He has garnered 2.7 million followers on Instagram and 1.5K followers on Twitter. Likewise, he had over one million Instagram followers before starting high school. And, at the end of his freshman year of high school, he had almost two million followers on Instagram, including musician Drake and basketball players LeBron James and Kevin Durant.
Focusing on his earnings and income, according to marriedbiography, he has an estimated net worth of $500K-$1million and his main income source is his basketball career.