Adam Morrill for Davis City Council
Morrill was born and has lived his whole life in Marin County. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from UC Davis.
He currently holds the assistant coaching role at California Baptist University and has assisted in the development of several NCAA qualifiers as well as leading their recruiting efforts.
Early Life and Education
Morrill attended Rockland District High School in Rockland, Maine for high school. There, he played baseball as both junior and senior – leading his team in batting average during senior year – along with soccer and basketball for Rockland’s team.
He earned both his undergraduate and master’s degrees in geography from UC Davis. Furthermore, he completed an MA in earth science at Montana State University and currently works within higher education industry.
Senator Justin Morrill played an instrumental role in drafting both of the 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Acts, two pieces of legislation which greatly increased access to higher education for working class and minority citizens in America. These laws established 105 land-grant colleges which focused on agricultural sciences and mechanical arts – studies have demonstrated how these schools had an immense effect on economic and military advancement of America.
Morrill has spent much of his career working in municipal service, from filling pot holes to making sure residents abide by regulations regarding solid waste and wastewater. Currently he works at the Department of Public Works, hoping that his experience can benefit Davis City Council.
As the former owner and operator of independent Five Points venues Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom and Other Side, he plans to continue running them while acting as an AEG talent buyer – giving him more freedom in booking artists at larger scale.
Adam participated in the Florida Supreme Court Internship Program for Distinguished Law Students while in law school, conducting extensive legal research, attending oral arguments and discussing cases with staff attorneys and Justice Perry. Eventually, he graduated with honors from Stetson University College of Law.
Achievement and Honors
Adam Morrill earned three NCAA qualifiers at Edinboro University and won an Eastern Wrestling League championship as a sophomore. Wrestling at 125 pounds his first three seasons before transitioning up to 133-pounds during his third-year junior campaign – where he finished as one of the Top Ten National Rankers – his success is legendary.
He’s also an assistant wrestling coach at California Baptist University, leading their Lancers to their most significant dual win ever against Vanguard as well as tournament triumph. Additionally, many nationally-ranked wrestlers were featured on his team.
Academic aside, Dr. Woodson is also dedicated to historical preservation. He established the Davis Landmarks Commission and public revolving fund as means of encouraging property owners to restore or preserve buildings; these funds have contributed greatly to saving many historic structures within Davis.
He is a prolific author, having published books covering topics including history, law, and economics. His book on Oliver Cromwell received critical acclaim due to its sympathetic treatment of its subject.
Morrill amassed an overall 90-45 record during his three seasons at Edinboro, including third and fourth place finishes at the Eastern Wrestling League championships as sophomore and junior coaches respectively. Additionally, he successfully guided Bucknell University wrestler Kobe Nelms through NCAA qualification at 133 pounds for 2021 NCAA qualifier competition.
Adam currently resides at 8709 Rose Pointe Ct in Orlando FL 32835 since 2021 and has two children with Zella Miller; they have been in a relationship for around 10 years now.
After years of success in journalism, he switched careers and entered music. According to Wikipedia, he also hosted a trading podcast called the Hub and taught journalism at Mercer University from 2014 until 2019.
He is married to novelist Lauren Morrill, the author of six young adult novels including her debut novel Meant to Be, which School Library Journal called delightful; New York Times bestseller Robin Benway gave Better Than the Best Plan his seal of approval as well.
His food critic content can be found on YouTube where he has amassed over 2.12 million subscribers and should earn him a handsome income via advertising and sponsorship fees. His wife lives nearby in Durand, Michigan.