Kevin Williams was raised in Missouri City, Texas. Shortly after graduating high school, Mr. Williams enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was trained as an anti-tank missile man. While serving with the First Battalion Fifth Marines in Camp Pendleton, California, he was deployed to the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in 2009 and again in 2011. After receiving an honorable discharge in December 2012 he moved back to Houston then onto Corpus Christi to attend Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi where he is majoring in Biology with a focus on Marine Science.
He currently works on the Oyster Recycling project here at HRI and will be assisting the Marine Resource Development group with work on oyster mariculture.