Mikey Williams

Mikey Williams

Basketball Player

Mikey Williams is an American basketball player from San Ysidro, California. He is regarded as one of the top high school prospects in the 2021 class and was named a McDonald's All-American in 2020. He has also been widely praised for his athleticism, shooting ability and playmaking skills on the court.

Full Name
Mikey George Williams
Jun 26, 2004
6′ 3″
Net Worth


Mikey Williams is an American basketball player born on October 8, 2003 in San Diego, California. He began playing basketball at a young age and was scouted as one of the nation's top players by the time he was in middle school. In 2020, he was ranked as one of the top recruits for the 2021 class by several recruiting services.

Williams attended San Ysidro High School, where he led his team to two consecutive CIF championships, and was named Division IV Player of the Year in 2019. He then transferred to Lakeview Christian Academy during his junior year and helped lead them to an undefeated season and a state championship. 

In July 2020, Williams committed to play college basketball at Arizona State University. He has also participated in numerous high-level amateur tournaments such as The Drew League and Pangos All-American Camp.

Williams was selected as a McDonald's All-American in 2021, becoming the first freshman in history to accomplish this feat. He has since become a national phenom due to his unique combination of size, skill, athleticism and charisma. His popularity has grown immensely through social media platforms like TikTok and Instagram, where he often posts videos showcasing his incredible scoring abilities.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2003</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Mikey Williams is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 22, 2003, Mikey Williams was born in San Diego, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starts High School Career at San Ysidro</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Begins his high school career at San Ysidro High School in San Diego, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Transfers to San Diego's Army and Navy Academy</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Transfers to the Army and Navy Academy in Carlsbad, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Ranked No. 1 Player Nationally in ESPN Junior Class Rankings</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Is ranked as the No. 1 player in the nation for the 2021 ESPN Junior Class Rankings.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Jan 2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Commits to University of Oregon</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 11th, 2020, Mikey Williams committed to play basketball for the University of Oregon.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Mar 2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named MVP of McDonald's All American Game</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named the Most Valuable Player of the 2021 McDonald's All American Game.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">Jun 2021</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Chosen as First Overall Pick in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Projected to be the first overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft by most analysts.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Phenomenal Player</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mikey Williams is an incredibly talented player. He has a unique skillset that allows him to play multiple positions and succeed at each one. His passion for the game shines through with every play he makes.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mikey Williams is a great role model for young athletes. He is a great example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success. He also has a positive attitude and encourages others to reach their goals.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Gives Back</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Mikey Williams is very philanthropic and gives back to the community. He participates in various charity events, donates money to local organizations, and takes time out of his day to help those in need.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Youngest Player to Receive a Shoe Deal</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mikey Williams is the youngest player ever to receive a shoe deal from Nike. He was just 14 years old when he signed the endorsement deal.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played Varsity Basketball as an 8th Grader</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mikey Williams made history by becoming the first 8th grader to play varsity basketball in the San Diego area.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First High School Player on SI Cover</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Mikey Williams was the first high school basketball player to be featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Accumulated Over 1 Million Followers on Instagram</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">At age 15, Mikey Williams had already accumulated over 1 million followers on Instagram, making him one of the most popular athletes in the world.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Won Gold Medal at FIBA U16 Americas Championship</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2018, Mikey Williams won a gold medal with Team USA at the FIBA U16 Americas Championship, averaging 18 points per game.</p></div>


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