Jay Williams

Current ESPN College Basketball Analyst. 2017 College Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee. Member of Duke University's 2001 National Championship Basketball Team. In Conjunction with Dresden Baluyot & Clandestine Adventures.

Basketball Analyst & Former College and NBA Basketball Player

Career Highlights and Awards:
  • Duke University NCAA Basketball Champion (2001)
  • National College Player of the Year (2002)
  • 2x NABC Player of the Year (2001 & 2002)
  • 2x Consensus First-Team All American (2001 & 2002)
  • 2x First-Team All ACC (2001 & 2002)
  • 2017 College Basketball Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2nd Overall Pick in the 2002 NBA Draft (Chicago Bulls)
  • 2002 US National Team Member for FIBA World Championship

Jay Williams, one of the most prolific college basketball players in history, has parlayed his career on the court at Duke University and the NBA into a successful career in broadcasting and business. Williams’ strong work ethic, positive attitude and commitment to excellence have led to his accomplishments as a respected basketball analyst, entrepreneur and spokesperson.

In 2013, Williams joined the Leverage Agency as a Managing Partner. Leverage is one of the industry's leading sports and entertainment marketing firms and represents some of the largest and most celebrated sports and entertainment properties in the world, including: the Vail Resorts, Harlem GlobeTrotters, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Top Rank Boxing, The Ivy League, World Series of Beach Volleyball, Grand Central Terminal among others.

Williams joined ESPN as a full-time basketball analyst in 2008, after working for the network as a commentator in 2003. In addition to his broadcasting, basketball and business careers, Williams has established himself as a premier keynote motivational speaker for various executive business conferences and charitable organizations nationwide.

Williams is a brand ambassador for Under Armour, a leader in sports performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Williams, who played professionally for the Chicago Bulls, was chosen as the second pick overall in the 2002 NBA draft. He is now a member of the NBA Retired Players Association and sits on the board of USA Basketball.

Williams graduated from Duke University in 2002 and was the first athlete at the university to earn his degree in just three years. He was awarded the prestigious Naismith and Wooden Awards given to the nation's top collegiate basketball player of the year in 2002. Today he serves as a voting member of the John Wooden Awards Committee. His #22 Duke jersey is retired and hangs in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium.

In 2013, Williams joined the Leverage Agency as a Managing Partner. Leverage is one of the industry's leading sports and entertainment marketing firms and represents some of the largest and most celebrated sports and entertainment properties in the world, including: the Vail Resorts, Harlem GlobeTrotters, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Top Rank Boxing, The Ivy League, World Series of Beach Volleyball, Grand Central Terminal among others.

Williams joined ESPN as a full-time basketball analyst in 2008, after working for the network as a commentator in 2003. In addition to his broadcasting, basketball and business careers, Williams has established himself as a premier keynote motivational speaker for various executive business conferences and charitable organizations nationwide.

Williams is a brand ambassador for Under Armour, a leader in sports performance apparel, footwear and accessories. Williams, who played professionally for the Chicago Bulls, was chosen as the second pick overall in the 2002 NBA draft. He is now a member of the NBA Retired Players Association and sits on the board of USA Basketball.

Williams graduated from Duke University in 2002 and was the first athlete at the university to earn his degree in just three years. He was awarded the prestigious Naismith and Wooden Awards given to the nation's top collegiate basketball player of the year in 2002. Today he serves as a voting member of the John Wooden Awards Committee. His #22 Duke jersey is retired and hangs in the rafters of Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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