Erick Williams was born in Washington D.C. and later his family moved to High Point N.C. where he was raised and attended school. After graduating high school, he attended college at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte. He then joined the U.S. Army, serving five years as a military police officer deploying overseas for three years in Germany and then to Panama. He met his wife Gayla, who was also in the army while stationed in Panama. After getting out of the military, Erick moved to Texas and got married. He has two grown stepsons and a grown son they had together. He got a job at the Grayson County Juvenile Bootcamp as a juvenile supervision officer where he worked for 20 years serving with distinction, this is where he got the inspiration to write both books You Never Said Goodbye and his current book The Last Time. Some of his other interest includes riding his motorcycle, working out, and traveling to new places.
The prequel to You Never Said Goodbye. School is out for the summer and sixteen-year-old Jordan Skyy only cares about running the streets and hanging with his bros, Nick and Spenser. At a party, he meets Reign Sparks and they are feeling for each other. The only problem is Reign’s boyfriend, Dejuan, who is obsessed with her. Reign and Jordan go out. When Dejuan finds out, he lets Jordan know to stay away. Jordan ain’t bout to be punked by nobody, so he’s going to let Dejuan know what’s up. Before he gets the chance, he is arrested and sent to boot camp. While at boot camp he continues his thug ways. His mother, Vicky, is deeply worried about him at boot camp. Jordan gets a letter from Reign showing she is still down for him. With Reign’s support and a mother’s love, he decides to do boot camp. Jordan graduates boot camp. On his first night home he has an unexpected encounter with Dejuan, will the old Jordan resurface one last time?
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