The remarkable path of the American football player Quinnen Williams was profoundly shaped by his parents, Quincy Williams Sr. and Marquischa Henderson Williams.
Throughout his life, Williams’ strong and supportive family has always been by his side both during his highs and lows.
Let’s discover more about Quinnen Williams’ family and their influence on his journey.
Quinnen Williams, a popular NFL defensive tackle, was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on December 5, 1997.
Even though he initially committed to play college football for Auburn University, he later played for the University of Alabama.
After redshirting in 2016, Quinnen played 14 games as a redshirt freshman the following year, gaining 20 tackles and two sacks.
Moreover, he also had two tackles in the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship win over Georgia.
Acknowledging his exceptional potential, the New York Jets chose him as the third overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.
Since then, he has been playing as a defensive tackle for the New York Jets in the National Football League (NFL).
Quinnen Williams’ Close Relationship With Family
New York Jets Quinnen’s world revolves around his family. His supportive family has always provided him with all the necessary encouragement and guidance.
No matter what, William always keeps his family at the top, even if he must sacrifice his happiness.
His parents, love, and support played a vital role in shaping his successful career. Given all his achievements, he has moved heaven and earth to make them proud.
Lost His Mother In His Teenage
It is obvious that the NFL star is close to every family member, especially his mother, Marquischa Henderson Williams.
Unfortunately, he lost his mother when he was just 13. She died in 2010, battling with a cancer for quite long.
Devasted after her death, Williams buried the hurt inside his heart and never let his father and siblings know about it.
Instead, he used his pain to fuel his success and became one of the best defensive linemen in the college year.
After Marquischa passed away, his father, Quincy Williams Sr., was left alone to care for him and his other three siblings.
His father hid his emotions, tried everything, and gave his kids the love of both mother and father.
He learned a lifelong respect for hard work by losing a mother early and witnessing his father struggle.
The Jets’ All-Pro defensive tackle often mentions that she has always taught him to finish what he started.
Quinnen Williams’ Extended Family
Quinnen Willians shares a strong sibling bond with his younger brother, Quincy Williams. Interestingly, the duo are not only brothers but also a teammate.
Both of them play vital positions in the football. While the elder one serves as a defensive tackle for the New York Jets, the younger is an American football linebacker.
Moreover, his other brother, Giovanni Williams, is also into football and plays the position of Middle Linebacker/Outside Linebacker. The three brothers also have a sister who prefers living a low-key life.
Likewise, Williams’ is also blessed to have a supportive grandparent, Charles Henderson and Yvarta Henderson.
His uncle, Charles Henderson II, and aunts, Ivy Allen and Marilyn Jackson, treat the four siblings no less than their kids.
Welcomes A Daughter With Wife Maranda Williams
Fans have always been curious to know about Jets DT’s private life, which obviously includes his wife. Quinnen Williams is happily married to Maranda Williams.
The couple first met at the University of Alabama and immediately began dating. They had a grand wedding on a luxurious yacht in Miami on July 3, 2022.
As of now, the duo are living a blissful life as parents. On May 22, 2023, they were blessed with a baby girl, True Amour Williams.
The new parents never hold themselves from sharing adorable pictures of their only child on social media.