|Full Name:||William James Olsen|
Citizens Liberation Front (formerly)
|Occupation:|| IT security expert at Semple Institute|
Former NAT at Quantico
Former CIA asset
Former scientist at NASA's JPL
|Portrayed by:||Jay Armstrong Johnson|
Will Olsen, a book-smart NAT — he got his Ph.D. from Harvard at age 22 and once worked at the Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) — who lacks social skills.
He lost his sister in a car accident years ago. She could have been saved by a blood transfusion, but since their parents were Christian Science followers, they refused to allow one.
- He is the third gay male character in the series after Elias Harper and Harry Doyle.
- In Clear, his Myers-Briggs personality test revealed that he is an inspector type.
- He graduated from Harvard University with a Ph.D. at the age of 22.
- He is an introvert with antisocial tendencies.
- He was a CIA asset.
- He did not graduate from Quantico in Yes. This was because, earlier, he was involved in an incident with Sistemics. Later, he was also withheld in CIA custody for 7 months.
- In KMFORGET, it was highlighted that he became a IT security expert at Semple Institute.
- In Stescalade, he was seen talking to Harry Doyle at a bar. It is assumed from the conversation that he is gay.
- In KMFORGET, it was revealed that he slept with Harry.
- In KMFORGET, it was revealed that he is conspiring with the Citizens Liberation Front along with Miranda Shaw.
- In ZRTORCH, Will highlighted that he joined the group to stop the AIC threats on national soil.
- In FALLENORACLE, Will revealed that he was the CLF's primary hacker, capable of identifying AIC agents. In the same episode, a CLF member is killed by Carly Klapp, an AIC associate, who threatened to kill Harry if Alex Parrish did not deliver Will to her in exchange.
- In EPICSHELTER, Dayana Mampasi stated that her and Will were trying to aid Lydia Hall in destroying the drives containing sensitive US intelligence information.
- In RESISTANCE, it was revealed that he received instructions from Alex Parrish to release sensitive information on Henry Roarke's connection with the Federal Security Service to the ACLU and various other civil-rights organizations.