She has two sisters, Leslie Dunn and Lisa Sorensen.Her family moved to Westfield, New Jersey, and Williams graduated from Westfield High School.Later that year, she co-starred in Sunset Park with Rhea Perlman, and High School High alongside Mekhi Phifer.From 1997 to 1998, she had a starring role in The WB sitcom Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher. For her performance, Williams received three NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nominations.
Reshelet Barnes, who came into Mekhi's life as a girlfriend and after dating for a while decided to become his wife. He has proven his worth by being able to do things so perfectly as expected. Along with his recurring roles and guest appearances, he has made a long journey in his career. She began her career on television, before appearing in films A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), High School High (1996), and The Wood (1999).From 2000 to 2004, Williams starred as Tracy "Bird" Van Adams in the Showtime drama series Soul Food, for which she received three NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series nominations.After starring role in the short-lived NBC drama series Windfall, Williams returned to film playing supporting roles in Idlewild (2006), Daddy's Little Girls (2007), First Sunday (2008), and 2 Days in New York (2012).Williams was born on September 24, 1975 in Elizabeth, New Jersey to Fred and Beverly Williams.