After serving in the US Navy. And before becoming an award-winning celebrity clothing designer. William made history when he became the first African-American to win a championship in the history of NASCAR. He added to his resume of accomplishments by being inducted into the NC Military Veterans' Hall of Fame in 2018.
With a client list which includes celebrities Eddie Griffin, DL Hughley, and Stephen Curry, William has become one of the most sought after clothing designers in America; as well as an accomplished public speaker and branding expert. William has designed looks for the red carpet at the Grammys, Oscars and Emmy Awards.
A serial entrepreneur, William has been voted “Best Custom Clothier” 8 times, “Best Men’s Suits” 3 times and “Best New Clothing Store”. His newest endeavor promotional products company "We'll Brand It" has proven to be another successful move
William is also a noted philanthropist. In 2010, he founded the William Wilson Charitable Foundation to raise funds to fight domestic violence survivor scholarships. He also hosts an annual celebrity charity event, "The Clothier Classic" which raises money for the scholarships for domestic violence survivors.