Young Achievers has a rich tradition in the sport of track and field of developing successful individuals on and off the track!
Attends UNC - Chapel Hill
All American NCAA as a Freshman
All American Ranked #3 in Country in H.S Boys 200m (20.71)
New Balance Indoor and Outdoor 200m National Champion
Ranked top 15 in Country in 100, 200, 400
Dream 100 - 2nd Place
Attends Bethune Cookman University
USATF World University Team Member
(4x100 Silver medalist 200m 5th Place)
All American Ranked #2 in Country in H.S. Girls 200m (23.47)
Ranked top 20 World Junior in 200m
Top 12 national H.S Ranked 100m (11.60)
Adidas Dream 100m Contender
AAU CLUB NATIONAL CHAMPIONS 100m and 200M
3A FL H.S. Girls State Champions 100m and 200m
(Tristie Johson, Keana Gray, Kali Davis-White, Shayla Sanders)
Top 25 Nationally in 400 High School - 47.13
NCAA Division II National Champion in the 200m - 20.28
NCAA Division II Runner Up in 400m -45.58
NCAA Division II 2013 Person to Watch List
2012 U.S. Comprehensive List - Men 200m
- 2008 Olympic 4x400m gold medalist and 400m bronze medalist;
- 2007 World Outdoor 4x400m gold medalist;
- Five-time USA Outdoor Champion ('03, ’05, ’06, '08, '09);
- 2006 IAAF World Athlete of the Year and Jesse Owens Award winner;
- 2005 World Outdoor silver medalist;
- 2005 Visa Champion; 2005 Visa Humanitarian Athlete of the Year;
- 2004 Olympic 4x400m gold medalist;
- 2003 World Outdoor 4x400m gold medalist;
- 2003 NCAA 400m champion;
- 2003 USATF Youth Athlete of the Year;
- 2002 World Junior Championships 400m silver medalist;
- 2002 U.S. Junior 200m & 400m champion
A four-time AAU All-American (2001-04), she won four-straight AAU titles in the 100 meters ... Baytaf Invitations 100m record holder with a time of 11.51 and Baytaf LJ Record Holder with a Jump of 17 '9. Was the indoor national champion in the 55 meters during both the 2004 and 2005 seasons ... Established a new meet record in the event, clocking 7.04 ... Earned all-state honors in 2005 ... Won the South Carolina 4A state title in the 100 meters in 2004 ... Finished first in the 4x100 relay and second in the 400 meters and long jump in 2003 ... Finished third in the 200 meters in the state meet as a freshman ... Also ran on the 4x100 relay team that finished first that year ... A two-time all-region selection in the 100 meters, 200 meters and the long jump (2003-04) ... Also earned all-region honors in the 400 meters as a sophomore ... Was named the Herald/York County Girls MVP that same year ... Also a standout in the classroom, she was a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club and Key Club ... Was given the A/B Honor Student Award, the Northwestern Academic Scholar Award, the Delta Sigma Theta Academic Scholar Award and the Academic Gold Seal Graduate Award.
Danielle Williams is currently a Junior at University of Florida and a part of the Lady Gator Track Team!
200m: 24.70, 2009 Tyson Invitational, Fayetteville, Ark.
400m: 56.88, 2009 Kentucky Invitational, Gainesville, Fla.
100m: 12.14, 2008 Snowbird Invitational, Tallahassee, Fla.
200m: 24.46, 2009 UCF Black and Gold Challenge, Orlando, Fla.
400m: 56.26, 2009 UCF Black and Gold Challenge, Orlando, Fla.
2009 AS A SOPHOMORE: Bests of 24.46 (200m) and 56.26 (400m) … Had her best meet of the year at the UCF Black and Gold Challenge, notching personal bests in the 200m and 400m … Turned in a personal-best time in the indoor 200m at the Tyson Invitational (24.70) … Opened her sophomore season by clocking a personal-best time in the 400m at the Kentucky Invitational (54.88).
2008 AS A FRESHMAN: Bests of 12.14 (100m) and 24.53 (200m) … Competed in nine meets (three indoor, six outdoor) … Placed eighth in the 100m (12.14) and seventh in the 200m (24.53) at the Snowbird Invitational … Finished seventh in the 200m at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge (24.89).
HIGH SCHOOL/PREP: Best of 24.76 in the 200m … Also competed for Young Achievers Sprint Club … Qualified for finals of the 400m at the 2005 AAU Junior Olympics.
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