Jerel L. Willliams, is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and he has been stepping for more than 20 years. Dance and theater became a part of his life when he joined the Florida A&M University Strikers in 2007, where he trained to be a professional performer. Williams studied education at Tallahassee Community College. He served many years traveling to different communities as a student advocate, mentor, and stepping and dance instructor, leading young people through love, unity, and opportunity and to reach their full potential. Williams joined Step Afrika! in September 2016.