Known for his impressive height, William Jefferson is an ex-professional cricketer who represented Essex, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire throughout a career which spanned over 12 years. The 6ft 10 opening batsman made his debut in first-class cricket for Essex in 2002, scoring 815 runs during that time. Now retired from the sport due to persistent injuries, Jefferson has turned his attentions to becoming a respected and renowned cricket speaker and after dinner speaker across the nation.
Rising to prominence in 2004, Jefferson hit his finest form scoring 1555 first-class runs, averaging 55.53 and hitting 6 centuries during that time. Moving onto pastures new in 2006, Jefferson joined Nottingham and was a key member until he left for Leicestershire in 2009.
Throughout multiple injuries in his career, Will Jefferson has continued to dedicate everything to the sport which he loves and was rewarded in 2007 by an England A call up for the tour of Bangladesh. The pinnacle of his International career, as a cricket speaker, William talks of the drive and determination needed to achieve such a high level of peak performance.
Life after Cricket has found Will Jefferson focusing his efforts on delivering intriguing and engaging talks as a sports speaker; over recent times Jefferson has been a hit within after dinner speaker circuit, finding that his experiences and expertise have attracted the attention of event organisers throughout the country.
A rising star within the world of after dinner speaking, William Jefferson is a respected cricket speaker who adds a different dimension to the events that he attends.