Briana Williams wins 200m at World U20 Championships 2018
Briana Williams attends Northeast High School in Oakland Park, Fla.
Briana Williams certificate

MIAMI, Florida – Jamaica’s world U20 sprint double champion Briana Williams shared her academic achievements on Tuesday, January 14. Williams attends Northeast High School in Oakland Park, Fla.

Williams posted her “The Northeast High School Honor Roll certificate” which explained she was “awarded this certificate for earning A 3.5 G.P.A or higher during the first quarter of the academic year 2019-2020.”

The certificate was dated December 12, 2019, under the signature of Rafael Rivera, Jr., assistant principal designee.

The 17-year-old sprinter, who has two more years of junior eligibility, last year announced she She forego the remainder of her junior career.

In 2018, she became the first Jamaican to win the World U20 sprint double title.

Williams, in 2018 and 2019 won three sprint gold medals at the Carifta Games, took the Austin Sealy Award on both occasions.

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By Anthony Foster

Is a two-time Jamaica sports journalist of the year (2004 and 2005) and world-renowned journalist. One of his award-winning articles was on Usain Bolt, 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion and sprint double record holder, was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony has covered Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016; Six (6) IAAF World Athletics Championships between 2007 and 2019 and several other international sporting events, including the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his favourite football team, Argentina vs the USA in 2004.

7 thoughts on “Briana Williams shares academic success”
  1. You are BRILLIANT as always, keep working hard. It is not easy, but keep setting and breaking barriers. You deserve everything you have worked for so far and more to come. WELL Done and Congratulations

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