De'Zyre (pronounced Desire) Williams is a 7-year-old author, youth inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur.
She is a former native of Lewiston-Woodville, North Carolina but now resides in Plymouth, North Carolina. She is a second grader that is taking accelerated third grade coursework and has been identified as Academically and Intellectually Gifted by her school.
De’Zyre has recently branded her published a children’s book titled, Close Friends, into her own business, DeZyre Williams Enterprises, LLC to expand her love for reading into a broader horizon.
Close Friends is one of a three-part series that teaches children the importance of positive friendships and is based on her own true-life experiences.
De’Zyre was inspired to write children’s books to encourage children of all ages to share her passion for reading and to develop positive social skills.
De’Zyre has founded a literacy nonprofit organization called, De'Zyre Reading Angels, Inc. that is expected to be in full operation in 2019. She founded this organization to inspire and empower youth to strengthen their literacy and social skills to achieve academic success in low-performing schools within communities of Northeastern North Carolina.