Founder & CEO
Quentin L. Williams is the founder and CEO of Dedication to Community (D2C), the national nonprofit he established in 2012. Quentin’s career in law, professional sports and leadership consulting culminates in D2C, which delivers skills-building workshops and ongoing forums to improve understanding and build relationships in communities through healing, reconciliation and unity. D2C experts work with government agencies and the private sector on diversity, belonging and equity, and advise on critical issues in public safety and law enforcement.
An advocate, attorney and author-educator, Quentin is sought as a speaker and thought leader who draws on personal history as a former FBI agent and federal prosecutor, and in senior positions with the National Football League (NFL), Jacksonville Jaguars and National Basketball Association (NBA). In addition to leading D2C and law enforcement training for agencies across the U.S., Williams has been a guest instructor at the FBI National Academy and a member of the Law Enforcement Education and Training Council at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
In 2022, Williams was selected as a UNITE Award recipient by the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) for his lifelong commitment as an advocate for racial and social justice.
Quentin earned his JD from St. John’s University School of Law, where he is an executive committee member of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights. He holds a bachelor’s in economics from Boston College, which he attended on football scholarship.
Known by friends and associates as “Q,” Quentin is from Palestine TX and grew up in Fort Worth. He is the proud father of a son and daughter, and credits his first-born as the inspiration for writing A Survival Guide: How NOT to get KILLED by the POLICE, Part I.