Keith Williams was born in Cleveland, Ohio but attended Princeton school district starting in kindergarten. While at Princeton High School, Keith immersed himself in extracurricular activities, with playing 4 years of football, track, and field and baseball. During high school years he was involved in a youth city council mentorship program that meet regularly with city officials.
After graduating from Princeton, Keith attended Howard University in Washington, DC where he earned a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering degree in 1986.
Keith’s professional career started at General Electric Company in 1986 where he was hired as a military aviation design engineer. Currently he is commercial aviation engine model manager that works closely with aircraft manufacturers to ensure seamless technical integration. He has five engine component US patents and received several distinguish engineering awards over his 32 years career at GE. In 1994 he was awarded the Department Special Engineering Recognition Award for being on a tiger team that developed and tested the Axisymmetric Vectoring Exhaust Nozzle for the USAF-16 fighter jets providing a significant advantage for air to air combat.
Keith has been married for 31 years to another Princeton and Howard University Alum Renee (Daniels) Williams and they have a daughter Paige Williams and posthumous son Tyler Williams.
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