SUITE 16: SPOTLIGHTING AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN
Jennifer Williams was raised in South Orange, NJ, an upscale suburb just outside of New York City. Jennifer attended the University of Maryland and Fairleigh Dickerson University and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. After graduating, Jennifer traveled the world experiencing different cultures in Paris, Dubai, Maldives, Thailand, Monte Carlo and various Caribbean Islands. In 2000, she met her future husband, NBA star Eric Williams. Jennifer obtained her real estate license in 2005 and has sold high end property in New Jersey. After living all over the country including Boston, San Antonio and Toronto she currently resides in Miami Beach and NJ. In the summer of 2007, Jennifer married NBA star Eric Williams in a lavish ceremony on Paradise Island, Bahamas.
Growing up Jennifer always dreamed of traveling the world and being an entrepreneur. She is a principal owner of Flirty Girl Fitness. Flirty Girl Fitness is an upscale women’s studio with locations in Toronto and Chicago. Feeling the need to give back, Jennifer also co-founded Project Save the World. This charity supports many different causes such as breast cancer, youth violence and most recently the devastating affects of the earthquake in Haiti. The goal of Project Save the World is to save the world one mission at a time.
Jennifer Williams is a star on Basketball Wives on VH1. The eight -episode series gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the glamourous life along with the challenges of being a professional basketball player’s wife. The ratings of the premiere episode promise Basketball Wives to be a number one cable show.
With casts that include Evelyn Lozada, Stacey Dash, LisaRaye McCoy, Jennifer Williams, Tami Roman and Charity Shea, both ‘Basketball Wives’ and ‘Singles Ladies’ made Monday night the most watch night for VH1 in nearly two years. According to official numbers released Wednesday, both series drew over 2 million viewers each with premieres Monday evening.
“Monday night’s 8:00pm* third season premiere of”Basketball Wives” attracted 1.8 million total viewers. When combined with its 11pm* encore episode, the series brought in 3.5 million total viewers to VH1 Monday night,” VH1 reported Wednesday. “At 9:00pm*, the two-hour premiere of VH1’s first hour-long scripted series “Single Ladies” also drew an impressive 1.2 rating in the key P18-49 demo and 1.8 million total viewers. When combined with its 12am* encore, “Single Ladies” drew in 2.8 million total viewers.”
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