Percy Harvin

American football player from United States of America

Percy Harvin William Percival "Percy" Harvin, III (born May 28, 1988) is an American football wide receiver, return specialist, and running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). The Associated Press recognized him as its Offensive Rookie of the Year for the 2009 NFL season. Harvin played college football for the University of Florida when the Florida Gators won the BCS National Championship in 2006 and 2008. He attended and played football for Landstown High School in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where his team won the Virginia high school state championship in 2004. Percy was born to William Percival Harvin, Jr. and wife Linda in Chesapeake, Virginia, where after his father's departure, he lived with his mother, and his older sister Lintera. His mother Linda ran a daycare out of their home as Percy helped with the children. Percy's mother ran track at Princess Anne High School in Virginia Beach and later coached an AAU track team. His sister, Lintera, also ran track, both at Salem High School in Virginia Beach and at Eastern Michigan University. As a child, Percy was a gifted athlete whose prowess was first noted as a six-year old flag football participant. In  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Percy,William Percival Harvin III
Date of birth
Place of birth
Virginia Beach
United States of America
Linda Harvin
Lintera Harvin
American football player


Institution From To
Landstown High School
University of Florida

Athlete facts

American football

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