TV20 Meldon Law Scholar Athlete: Jayla Williams (Hawthorne)

Hornets veteran point guard leads by example
Williams hopes to lead Hornets to 1A repeat
Published: Jan. 27, 2021 at 6:52 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Jayla Williams always strives to set the tone on and off the basketball court.

The senior point guard for the defending 1A State Champion Hornets girls basketball team proudly carries a 3.7 GPA, is enrolled in a college readiness class at Santa Fe College, and is also a crew manager at Burger King.

Jayla feels it’s her responsibility to lead by example in everything she does because she knows someone is always watching, and she wants to be a positive influence for her peers.

Her unwavering dedication to being the best student-athlete is why she’s been chosen as the TV20 Meldon Law Scholar Athlete of the Week.

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