10/26/2009 at 01:00 AM EDT
SEXIEST MAN ALIVE ISSUE ON SALE NOV. 30
ROMANTIC STATUS Engaged
SEE HIM as Dr. Jackson Avery, a new surgeon on Grey's Anatomy.
HOT FOR TEACHER The Temple University grad taught English and African-American studies at public high schools in Philadelphia before trying acting. "I'm sure it's entertaining to my students that Mr. Williams is in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2," he says.
WATCH YOUR BACK, McDREAMY He stays in shape with soccer, basketball and flag football. "In sports I like to hit and be hit. I like to be physical."
JESSE'S GIRL His fiancée, a real estate agent, "is her own person," he says. "Being intelligent and self-made is a big deal for me."