However, Williams is not one to let adversities bring him down. For him, basketball is a game about mindset; if you have the right mindset, you can accomplish almost anything. With college only a year away for Williams, he believes it is imperative to stick to this mentality. “It would be a great opportunity to play in college, and with the work I put in, I think I’m capable of playing,” Williams says.
Would Khalil Williams change anything about his time here at Oyster Bay? “No, because to me everything happens for a reason. So, if certain things didn’t happen, I wouldn’t be the player I am now.” Williams’ humility highlights the type of player he really is, a hardworking individual who always remains optimistic.
In addition to his successful basketball career at OBHS, Williams is grateful for the friendships he has made throughout the years. “...the friendships I have formed with teammates [are important].” He also expressed gratitude for his team’s wins. Williams is proud of his team’s past success “especially in [his] sophomore year.”
Khalil Williams is an athlete who is determined to be better every day for the sake of his team. It’s no surprise that Williams has garnered well-deserved praise throughout his high school career, and there’s no limit to what he can accomplish in his future athletic endeavors.
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