Meet Mrs. Teresa Johnson! She is the beautiful and amazing mother of NBA player Grant Williams, one of the outstanding power forward players currently signed by the Boston Celtics. Before the NBA, Williams played college football for the Tennessee Volunteers at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville under head coach Rick Barnes.
Grant Williams Tennessee
Grant Williams the All-Southeastern Conference player in his Freshman, Sophomore and Junior year; he was named SEC Player of the Year three years in a row, and graduated from Providence Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina before committing to the Volunteers.
In addition to basketball, Grant is a skilled chess player, and a gifted musician, he knows how to play the piano, violin, and the clarinet.
- Freshman Year: Averaged 12.6 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 32 games (29 starts).
- Sophomore Year: Averaged 15.2 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists in 35 games all starts.
- Junior Year: Averaged 18.8 points, 7.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists in 37 games all starts.
Grant Williams Height
Grant Dean Williams the power forward and Game’s 7 improbable hero by the media stands at 6’6 and weighs 236 lb.
- Height 6’6, 1.98 m.
- Weight 236 lb, 107 kg.
- DOB November 30, 1998.
- Hometown Houston, Texas.
Grant Williams Celtics
- On June 21, 2019, The Boston Celtics selected Grant Williams in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2019 NBA draft.
- Williams signed his rookie-level contract with the Celtics on July 11, 2019.
- On October 23, 2019, Grant Williams made his NBA debut against the Philadelphia 76ers.
- He made his first career start against the Miami Heat on December 4, 2019.
- Grant scored a career-high 27 points, in Game 7 against the Milwaukee Bucks, advancing to Conference Finals against the Miami Heat.
Grant Williams Net Worth
According to reports as of May 2022, Grant Williams has a net worth estimated at $5.9 million.
Grant Williams Contract
Grant Williams signed a four-year, $11.8 contract with the Boston Celtics on July 11, 2019. The deal included a guarantee of $4,878,600.
Grant Williams Salary
GrantWilliams annual salary is $2,950,670. In to his salary, Williams earns from his endorsement deals with Keurig, Dunkin’, and Nike. Williams and Nike agreed to their contract in November 2019.
Grant Williams Family
Grant Williams family consists of his father Gilbert “Gil” Williams, his mom Teresa and his two brothers Gabon Williams and Gilbert Williams II.
Grant Williams Father
Grant Williams’ dad Gilbert Herbert Williams (b. July 11, 1955) a former star basketball at Minnesota State University and Mankato State University who also played overseas. Before all of that, Gil Williams played at Christopher Columbus High School; he graduated with a degree in Industrial relations and personnel management.
Gil Williams a jazz artist was a bodyguard for several artists including Prince and Michael Jackson, he also worked as a teacher. Gilbert Williams resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Grant Williams Mother
Grant amazing mother in his words has done amazing things.
“My mom’s done some really bada– sh–,” he says, summing up her resume. “She has done some amazing things.”
Electrical engineer Teresa Annette Johnson (b. October 26, 1958) was the first African-American female GS-15 in technical at JSC in 1995; she played a key role in the construction of the International Space Station. Teresa Johnson has been working for NASA for over 30 years.
Teresa Johnson who resides in Houston, Texas was who gave her three sons their nicknames, Gilbert is the King, Gabon’s Chief and Grant is The General.
“I wanted them to all have names of leaders,” Johnson said. “That was important for me.”
“I began to say to him, ‘Good morning, General Grant! Hey General Grant,’” Johnson recalled. “He would just start talking back to me like he knew exactly what his name was. He just came into the world with this understanding, this command and presence. So I called him General.”
Teresa also came up with signals that denoted her boys’ names.
“You know boys don’t want their moms to walk in saying, ‘Hey, baby! How you doing?’” Johnson said with a laugh. “I give Grant that salute, and he’ll do it back to me so we know we’re talking to each other.”
“It evolved,” she said. “Originally, it was ‘I’m here. We see each other. I’m here for you.’ Then, at one game, he was getting a little bit frustrated. Then, the salute became a signal of ‘Let it go’ or ‘Move on’ or ‘That was a good play.’ I use it however it’s needed.”
Grant Williams Brothers
Grant Williams has two brothers, Gilbert and Gabon Williams
Gilbert Williams II
Grant Williams Girlfriend
Grant Williams doesn’t have a girlfriend at this moment, he is not married and doesn’t have any children either.
FYI, the stunning blonde in the photo with Grant is Celine Ives, his high school prom date, a good friend too.
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