William has a strong love and passion for fashion. He sewed his mother clothes as Christmas gifts while in college. He is active in the Fashion community and hopes to launch his own successful clothing line in the future called the William Beatty Apparel Company.

Cooking, art, and music are other passions of William. While playing at UCONN, he cooked his teamates Thanksgiving dinner because many of them were not able to be with their familes for dinner. Has a helping spirit and is always willing to give back and help in any way. William has an extensive movie collection and is a connoisseur of motion pictures.
He also likes being on top of the technology world and released his own mobile app in the summer of 2009, making him one of the first atheletes in the world to have an app.

He has a brother, Charles that also plays college football, and two sisters, Angel and Sylvia. He also has a nephew, Jerimiha Hunter, that is a senior, starting linebacker for the Iowa Hawkeyes.

Born William Keith Beatty on March 2, 1985.