For quite a few seasons now, Jesse Williams has graced our televisions as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy. With his stunning good-looks and easy-going charm, it isn’t too hard to see how he became a star on the show so quickly, and after all these years, Williams has become mostly known as Jackson. Williams has a large and loyal fanbase and even though he is one of the biggest stars on one of TV’s biggest shows, he is particularly good at staying out of the spotlight and keeping his life 0ff-screen very private. There is just so much to know about the attractive star, so check out 10 things you didn’t know about Jesse Williams.
Jesse Wesley Williams was born in Chicgao, Illinois, to his mother Johanna Chase, a professional potter, and Reginald Williams, a teacher. His mother is of a Swedish American background while his father is African American and some Seminole. He also has two younger brothers.