William Jackson Beckham grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and began his dance training at age 12 at Master Ballet Academy under the direction of Slawomir and Irena Wozniak. In 2014, he won the Silver Medal at the Beijing International Ballet Competition. In the summer of 2016, he won the First Prize as well as the Promising Young Dancer Award at the Varna International Ballet Competition. He has performed internationally on tour and as a guest performer. He has worked with choreographers such as: Slawomir Wozniak, Albert Blaise Cataffi, Kurtis W. Sprung, Rasta Thomas, Travis Wall, Ricky Palomino, and Francisco Gella.