Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Octavia Jackson-Williams relocated to Alexandria, Louisiana. Her journey began singing at an early age and she has been busy spreading the gospel with music ever since.
Octavia is married to Min. Johnny M. Williams Jr. from Birmingham, Alabama.
Prior to becoming a Contemporary Christian Recording Artist (www.simplyoctavia.com), Octavia has filled a role as worship leader for over the past fifteen years.
In November of 2013, she debut her single “God Will Deliver”. This fresh sound quickly connected with audiences across culturally diverse communities. Her music is said to impact lives by bringing inspiration and hope. When asked, why music? She replied: “Music soothes the soul, alters the atmosphere and can changes lives. It’s my passion”. She continues, “Real worship is what I do. One of my desires is to help people have a worship experience worth telling others about, in efforts to lead more people to the kingdom of God”.
Her primary mantra is: “Leave nothing to chance, pray about everything”
Aside from traveling and spending time with her husband, Octavia enjoys watching old movies