Since leaving his hometown of Camden, N.J. to attend Fayetteville State University eight years ago, James Williams has contributed to Broncos Athletics on nearly every level.
The 2010 season will be his fourth as an assistant coach with the FSU football team and second as head coach of the Cross Country Team.
Williams, who received his B.S. in Psychology in 2006 and M.S. in Criminal Justice in 2009 from FSU, works with the football team as a defensive backs coach.
In addition to his duties with the Cross Country and football teams, Williams is an adjunct instructor for the department of criminal justice where he is responsible for conducting lectures, preparing students for course examinations and aiding in their development of knowledge related to topics in the area of Criminal Justice.
As a student-athlete, Williams as a member of the 2002 and 2003 CIAA Champions and served as a team captain during the 2006 season, his senior year.
A member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Williams was a 2008 recipient of the CIAA's Continuing Athletics Scholarship.
The scholarship is awarded to former student-athletes who excel on-and-off the field and who wish to continue their education in graduate school with a concentration in athletics
In 2009, Williams was awarded the Chancellor's Talent Based Scholarship, which is given, annually, to a student who displays outstanding community service at FSU.