Willie Richardson Jr. is a native of Memphis, Tennessee. He and his three sisters were raised by their parents, who celebrate 50 years of marriage in 2020. He and his wife have a daughter and two sons. Richardson's occupation and ministry is enriching the minds of young people as a Life Skills Educator in public/private schools. A gifted and bold voice for social change, as well as a penetrating ability to both influence and inspire, he is a talented speaker on fathering, parenting, social, and political issues. As the author of Game Over, an inspirational resource for fathers and their daughters, Richardson notes, "Our culture is in a state of emergency. Society is searching for answers to crime, poverty, violence, and political change and it's time we awaken it to the truth." He holds a graduate degree in Public Administration but counts his most important life decision as committing to follow Christ.