Know About Percy Harvin; NFL, Age, Wife, Stats, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 03 Oct, 2019 Updated date: 03 Oct, 2019 By Celebs Podium

The former NFL player Percy Harvin made a controversial statement regarding his career. Through his statement, he claimed that he was high on marijuana in every game he played in his NFL career.

Percy Harvin is a former American football wide receiver, who played for NFL teams such as Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets, and Buffalo Bills. He played college football for the University of Florida.

Percy Harvin Bio; Parents, Education, Height

William Percival Harvin III was born on 28 May 1988 to parents William Percival Harvin, Jr. and Linda Harvin.  He was raised by his mother along with his sister Lintera after his father’s death in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Harvin pursued his primary education at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach. He then went to the University of Florida to begin his college football. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 meters) and weighs 190 lbs (86 kg).

His Career; NFL, Stats

While in college, William won the BCS National Championship in 2006 and 2008. Afterward, he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played for three seasons for the Vikings until 2012.

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In 2013, Harvin joined the Seattle Seahawks and played for a season. Moreover, he played for the New York Jets for the 2014 season. After playing for the Buffalo Bills for the 2015 season, he announced the retirement in 2016. But, he came out of retirement and signed a year contract with the Bills. In March 2017, he announced his retirement from the NFL for the second time in his career.


Percy Harvin NFL career stats (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

With the heavy contract amount throughout his NFL career, William’s net worth is likely to shine in millions. Currently, he enjoys the net worth of an estimated $18 million.

Who Is Percy Harvin’s Wife?

Well, the 31-year-old was in a long term relationship with girlfriend Janine Williams. The couple began dating while they were attending the University of Florida.


Percy Harvin has a son with his ex-girlfriend Janine Williams (Picture: Buffalo Bills)

Janine pursued a major in Sports Management from the University of Central Florida in 2008. As he did not make his girlfriend as his wife, he shares an adorable son with her. He welcomed a son named Jaden Harvin in 2013. The couple is no longer together now.

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Some Interesting Facts About Percy Harvin

  • Percy revealed in October 2019 that he used to get high on marijuana before every NFL game he played. For the reason, he stated that he used the drug to manage his anxiety after a cocktail of seven prescription medications that didn’t help.
  • In 2008, he was named to the preseason All-American list and the Heisman Trophy contenders list.
  • His sister, Lintera is a running track at both Salem High School in Virginia Beach and at Eastern Michigan University.
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