Jason Williams Research Paper

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Jason Williams was born on October 17, 1986 (currently 31 years old), in Rotterdam, Netherlands. His father, Thomas Williams, is an African American and a practicing Catholic from Brooklyn, New York, and worked as a school teacher. Jason Williams mother, Sandra Williams is a white Catholic from the Netherlands who worked as an English teacher and florist. He is their only child. Jason Williams parents divorced when he was five years old. After the divorce, he and his mother remained in Rotterdam, Netherlands while his father chose to return to Brooklyn, New York in order to find a way to supplement himself financially. As a child, he witnessed his father 's arrest while visiting him in Brooklyn. His father later wrote a book, detailing the events that had occurred following his departure from Jason’s early life. Jason was raised in the city 's working-class west end, until the sixth grade. …show more content…

In his youth, he played minor hockey. Jason then moved to New York City with his mother when he was sixteen years old. They lived in Queens, Ozone Park When asked about the move to Ozone Park, Jason replied, "We had a half of a house we could live in. The other people had the top half, we had the bottom half. I lived in the basement with my mom. It was not big, it was not luxurious. It was what we could afford." Jason attended John Adams High School, where he later dropped out (in the middle of his junior year). When he was 22 years old he moved to Brooklyn when his mother passed away. Jason currently works at Target. He just got out of a four-year relationship and now lives alone in his apartment on the east side of

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