Local Celebrity Spotlight – Travis Williams

by Trish Utter

TravisWilliamsWhere are you from, and when did you move to High Springs and why?
I was born in North Carolina and moved to Lake City, Florida in 1989. I spent most of my life in Lake City before moving to Oklahoma for college, then returning to High Springs to take a Music Department position at Impact Family Church.

How do you relax?
I like to travel. There is just something about getting away from the everyday crazy that helps me relax.

Where do you like to go for a weekend getaway and why?
Orlando is our weekend getaway spot right now. Our son loves SeaWorld.

What gadget and/or app can’t you live without?
Well, I could probably live without all of them, but the one I use the most is probably my iPhone and the Facebook app.

What is in your fridge?
There are definitely leftovers. Probably almond milk, some assortment of fruit and tons of salad dressing.

Who inspired you as a child?
My father, Timothy Williams. He has always been a hard worker and has shown me that being an honest and trustworthy person always pays off.

What is your favorite thing to do locally?
My wife and I love going to Mark’s Prime Steakhouse. I like to order their filet and asparagus.

What type of music do you listen to?
I like Jazz, but most days are spent listening to some sort of kids, sleepy-time music.

What is your favorite movie?
Favorite of all time is Patch Adams.

What drives you crazy?
People who don’t use common sense.

What don’t people know about you?
I have played the piano for over 28 years. I like to play contemporary Christian music.

What have you always wanted to do but never done?

What was your first car?
1990 Pontiac Sunbird, fire-engine red.