High School: Four-year letterman at East St. John High for coaches Phil Banko and Larry Dauterive...rated a three-star recruit by ESPN and Scout.com while garnering two-star status from Rivals.com and 247Sports.com...listed as the No. 48 recruit in the state by ESPN...ranked the No. 84 strong-side defensive end nationally by 247Sports.com, the No. 131 defensive end in the country by ESPN and the No. 147 defensive end nationally by Scout.com...received a 78 rating from 247Sports.com and a 73 Scout Grade from ESPN...sits No. 29 in the Times-Picayune's Nifty 50...helped lead the Wildcats to a combined 29-17 overall record with playoff appearances each year and district titles as a sophomore and senior...claimed first-team all-state, all-metro and All-District 7-5A honors as a senior after posting 72 tackles, 30 tackles for loss and 19 sacks...selected to play in the 2013 LHSAA All-Star Game as a member of Team East.
Personal: Born Daren Detreal Williams on July 20, 1995, in New Orleans, La....son of John Morrison and Kelso Williams...has two brothers: Darrius and Jay; and two sisters: Kayla and Jayla...undecided on major...chose Tulane over Arkansas State, Kansas State, Louisiana-Lafayette, South Florida, Southern Miss and UCF.