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Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out, this line has very well been proved by ‘William Percival Harvin III’ eminently known as ‘Percy Harvin’ who is a former American football wide receiver. He is a Speedy NFL wide receiver and kicks returner for Gators with whom he won the BCS National Championship in 2006 and 2008.
In the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). For his huge contribution, in 2009, he was named the Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year. In his whole career, Percy used to play as a wide receiver for Minnesota Vikings, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, and Buffalo Bills.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 28 May 1988, this handsome footballer has turned 34 years old in the year. He seems enough tall with his height which is 180 in centimeters and 5’11” in feet & inches. He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 91 in kilograms and 200 lbs in pounds.
Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle with the body measurements of 41 inches chest, 32 inches waist and 15 inches biceps approximately.
He earned a decent amount of money from his career and his рrіmаrу ѕоurсе оf іnсоmе іѕ hіѕ football career as well as frоm а vаrіоuѕ endorsement and contracts. He has an estimated net worth of $18 million.
Education / Family
Percy was born and raised up in Chesapeake, Virginia, USA, and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is born to his father William Percival Harvin, Jr., and his mother Linda Harvin.
He was raised with his sister Lintera Harvin after his father’s departure. As of his education, he completed his schooling at Landstown High School where he learned football and he further enrolled at the University of Florida for his higher education.
|Birth Name||William Percival Harvin III|
|Birth Place||Chesapeake, Virginia, USA|
|Date of birth||28 May 1988|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’11”
In centimeters: 181 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 91 kg
In pounds: 200 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|School||Landstown High School|
|College||University of Florida|
|Home town||Chesapeake, Virginia, USA|
|Fathers name||William Percival Harvin, Jr.|
|Mothers name||Linda Harvin
Career / Fashion and Style
As of his career, he started his career from his school days. He has ranked number one overall by Rivals.com as one of the top recruits in the 2006 high school class and the number two receiver by Scout.com. His high school athletic career was not without controversy despite his accomplishments.
In his junior football season for unsportsmanlike conduct, he served a one-game suspension and was also suspended for the final two regular-season games as a senior. After that, he was suspended from athletic competition by the VHSL because of using inappropriate language during a game against First Colonial High School.
He ranks as one of the greatest high school athletes to come out of the Hampton Roads area despite these missteps. Percy led Landstown High School to three consecutive Group AAA Division 6 state football championship games. At the 2005 Virginia Class AAA state meet, he became the first athlete in 69 years to capture five state titles.
On September 2nd, 2006, he made his collegiate debut for the Florida Gators against the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles. In 2007, he started as a receiver for the Gators and recorded 3 receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown in the season opener. While earning second-team honors as a receiver, he earned All-SEC first-team honors as an all-purpose player.
In March 2008, he was named to the Heisman Trophy contenders list and to the preseason All-American list. He announced he would forgo his remaining college eligibility on January 15th, 2009, and participate in the 2009 NFL Draft. He signed a five-year contract worth up to $14.5 million on August 3rd, 2009 for the Minnesota Vikings.
Due to illness, he did not participate in the 2009 NFL Rookie Symposium and also missed the team’s first three practices. He passed out during practice due to a migraine attack on August 19th, 2010, and was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance. On the following day, he was discharged from the hospital but remained on the sidelines in practice.
He had three games with over 100 yards receiving in the first six games of the 2012 season. He was placed on an injured reserve with an ankle injury on December 6th, 2012. On March 11th, 2013, The Minnesota Vikings traded him to the Seattle Seahawks. He signed a one-year, $6 million contract with the Buffalo Bills on March 18th, 2015.
On November 7th, he was placed on injured reserve and his season ended with 19 catches on 30 targets with an additional 31 rushing yards on five attempts. He announced his retirement from the NFL on April 15th, 2016 stating that he needed time to recover from injury.
He signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills on November 1st, 2016 coming out of retirement to re-join the team. He announced his retirement from the NFL for the second time in his career on March 14th, 2017.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As of his personal life, he is not married yet but he is in a romantic relationship with Janine Williams and both stayed together in Minnesota as parents of their son named Jaden Harvin.
|Children||Son – Jaden Harvin
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|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
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Some Interesting Facts About Percy Harvin
- In 2013, he won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks over the Denver Broncos.
- In the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft, he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL).
- He has ranked number one overall by Rivals.com as one of the top recruits in the 2006 high school class.
- He faced a migraine attack during practice on August 19th, 2010, and was taken to a local hospital in an ambulance.
- He came out of retirement in 2016 and signed a one-year contract with the Buffalo Bills.
- He missed a number of games due to Migraine headaches as this became an issue for him early in his NFL career.
- His whole 2010 season was ruined by injuries and illness.
- According to the 247Sports Composite, he was ranked as the No. 2 overall prospect in the 2006 recruiting cycle.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @darealpercyharvin
- Twitter – @PercyHarvin
- Facebook – @PercyHarvin