Not many high school athletes are as exhilarating to watch as Donovan Williams from Northstar Highschool class of 2020. This 6’5, 175-pound Shooting Guard plays with such physical power and speed it’s easy to see why he got offers from 5 different universities. Like a young Austin Rivers, Donovan’s quickness and staggering athleticism allow him to get to the rim on demand. He’s strong in the paint and has the ability to finish with finesse. This, combined with his quick release and smooth stroke make him an offensive threat from all over the court. In games, he continuously proves himself to be a budding star ball player; scoring the game winning basket to go to state is just one of the ways Donovan has made himself a key player on the team. He also managed a double-double where he scored 48 points, got 12 assists and 8 rebounds. Since August 2018, Donovan has committed to playing basketball at Nebraska where he is sure to continue to impress. Although he has decided to pursue basketball, Donovan admits he is better at baseball, proving how diverse and purely athletic he is.
Not only is Donovan extraordinarily athletic, but he’s also got a 3.2 GPA and a high sports IQ which make him extremely well rounded. When he’s not on the court, Donovan often enjoys beating his friends in Mario Cart, watching Law & Order, or listening to NBA Youngboy. Donovan also enjoys watching NBA basketball. His favorite player is Bradley Beal, who’s explosiveness on breaks and scoring prowess can often be seen in Donovan’s play. Donovan isn’t very superstitious, but he is always sure to stay comfy on game day. When he has time to relax, you can find him out on a lake or river fishing. In regards to family, Donovan’s biggest hope is to “just buy my momma a house.”
In order to accomplish this goal, Donovan combines athletic prowess with great grades and the use of recruiting tools. He often uses the Press Sports App to watch and post highlights and help him with the recruiting process. When asked about Press Sports, Donovan stated, “I like them because they are big supporters of me and they have the latest news.” To see him dominate in the paint and shoot buckets from deep, you can follow him on the Press Sports App and Instagram @D_willionairee and on Twitter @DonovanW_.
Article by Press Sports Analyst Adam Davault