Keith Oscar Williams was born in Birmingham, AL on April 25, 1974. He is the third of five children born to Albert Williams Sr., a fabricator, and Dorothy Leon Hampton, a homemaker.
Williams graduated from A.H. Parker High School in 1992. He furthered studied at Alabama State University (1992-1996), Miles College (1996-1998), University of Alabama-Birmingham (1997-1998), and Liberty University (2005-2009). He also have several religious degrees including World Bible School (1999), Cathedral University (2001), and Grace and Truth Bible Institute (2011-2013). Williams served several in the US Army during the Gulf War campaign at Fort McClellan, AL during the late 1990’s. Williams founded Greater Works Business Services in 1998, Great I Am Ministries Outreach International in 2003, and the internet radio station OBS in 2007.
Williams started literary career began in 1991 with the writing of his first poem, The Old Oak Tree. Other famous poems including My Broken Heart (1992), Keith Loves Tamikia (1993), Julie’s Alright (1994), Delilah In an Unknown Place (1995), Starting Over Again (1997), Thrown From the Cliff (1998), The Irvina Lullaby (1998), The Tulip Song (1998), The Good Girls Taken (1999), Introduction to Sheona (2000), A Match Made in Heaven (2001), The True Self (2002), and Celebrate Love (2003). In August 2004, his first book, The True Experience, Volume I, was published; featuring over 100 poems filled with spiritual and inspiration messages of hope, encouragement, and patience. Other books written by Williams are Spirit Led, Spirit Fed (2006), Lessons for Life (2008), The Oscarian Theory Series (2010), The World of Christian Doctrine, Volumes 1-3 (2013). Williams will be writing additional books including The True Experience, Volume II, The True Experience, Volume III, A Series of Fortunate Spiritual Events, and King Edward’s Courtyard.
In his community endeavors, Williams ran for District 6 City Council for the City of Birmingham, AL in 2017 with feature campaigns in 2019 and 2021. He sought for appointment of District 6 City Council Seat in 2018 when the incumbent was elected to the Jefferson County Commission with a fourth place finish out of 18 applicants. He also ran for Delegate for the Alabama Democratic Executive Committee for District 55 and for North Titusville Neighborhood Association Vice President both also in 2018. He is a member of several organizations including Our Revolution Birmingham, Alabama Arise, Faith in Action Alabama, and Voters Legal Justice Watch Group (as co-founder).
Today, Williams lives in Birmingham and was married to Sheona Tibbs of Fredericksburg, VA. They were married in 2001, have no children, and was divorced in 2016 after 15 years of marriage. He is presently a minister, writer, activist, and entrepreneur. Williams recently became a certified counseling practitioner (from Achology) and a certified professional life coach (from Transformation Academy) with a new practice (Keith O. Williams & Associates) in the works in 2019. He serves as associate minister at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.