Imani M. Williams was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida. After graduating from Park Vista Community High School in Lake Worth, she continued her education at Southern University and A & M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She was the Chief Marshal of her Fall 2015 Graduating Class.

Soon after, Imani attended Southern University Law Center and obtained her law degree, in May 2019, with honors. As a law student, she was a legal intern for John Deere Public Affairs in Washington, D.C.; a legal intern for Judge Fredericka Wicker at the Louisiana Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal; and a student attorney and teaching assistant at the Southern University Law Clinic.

Imani is licensed to practice law in Louisiana and Florida. Currently, Imani is an Associate at The Ryles Firm, a personal injury law firm. She is also a Florida Notary. She currently serves as a Co-Chair on the Committee for Law Week and Constitution Day for PBC FAWL.