Ken Harvey grew up in Austin, Texas. Shortly after attending U. C. Berkeley, he was selected for the first round, 12th overall, of the 1988 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals. There he played six seasons until signing with the Washington Redskins in 1994. He was selected to his fourth straight NFL Pro Bowl in 1997 and ended his career with 89 sacks, averaging 8.6 per season. Ken retired just prior to the start of the 1999 season.
In 2002, Ken received the prestigious honor of being nominated in the Washington Redskin¹s highest accolade as one of “80 Greatest Redskins.” Shortly after receiving that honor, he was chosen and inducted into the “Redskins Ring of Fame at Fed Ex Field.” Ken has also been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame several times.
Ken currently works with Fellows Financial Group where he is an Advocate for Companies and individuals.