- JJ Williams played three seasons at the University of Kentucky, making 57 appearances (30 starts), scoring 24 goals and providing 15 assists from 2016-2018.
- In 2018, his last year at the University of Kentucky, Williams made 22 appearances, starting in all 22 matches while scoring 18 goals and providing eight assists.
- Williams earned the following honors in 2018: United Soccer Coaches First Team All- American, USC First Team All-Southeast Region, Conference USA Player of the Year, Conference USA Offensive Most Valuable Player and Conference USA Tournament MVP.
- Prior to his time with the University of Kentucky, Williams attended the Alabama Christian Academy, where he was named the 2016 Alabama High School Player of the Year.
- Holds the University of Kentucky men's soccer program record for single-season goals (18)