Nigel Williams-Goss: An inspiration on and off the court

         Point guard Nigel Williams-Goss out of Findlay Prep in Henderson, NV has sure made an impact on his new team with the Washington Huskies with his drive and determination. Having three games already under his belt he has averaged 13.7 points, 4.3 rebounds, 5.3 assists, and 3 steals. His court vision and scoring ability will make him a great asset to this Washington team.
         His ability to perform on the court is clear, but he is also a very inspirational man off the court. Since he was in the third grade Williams-Goss has volunteered at homeless shelters and food banks. In high school he managed a 4.0 throughout his high school career. If he hadn’t signed with Washington he would have gone to Harvard. With all the success he has received he still manages to stay humble and grounded.
Williams-Goss has been able to establish his role on his team in the recent with his performance in the recent win over Eastern Washington where he had 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals. He knows when he needs to step up and take shots and when he needs to set up to get the team involved.
          Nigel Williams-Goss is a true inspiration to all, showing that it can be done. With being a double major in psychology and communications and still maintaining a basketball career, it shows how much discipline he really has. In a recent interview with the Seattle Times he gives all the credit to his parents saying "My dad has been my trainer ever since I started playing basketball. I’ve learned all of my basketball, really, from him. And then my mom has handled the academic side for me. Really those two, that’s where I get my balance. They didn’t want me to be the typical athlete." With his humbleness and selflessness he has such a bright basketball career. He knows what needs to happen in order to win.