Stepping Stones

Ken Harvey

In this autobiographical retelling, Ken Harvey shares a snapshot into the heart and journey of a high school dropout who persevered and found his path to the University of California at Berkeley and to the NFL. Through his story, Ken reflects on his life and how his experiences can inspire others to find their own greatness inside.

Ken Harvey

About The Author

Ken Harvey grew up in Austin, Texas. Shortly after attending UC Berkeley, he was selected for the first round 12 overall of the 1988 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 per season. Ken retired from the NFL just prior to the start of the 1999 season. In 2002, Ken received the prestigious honor of being nominated as one of the “80 Greatest Redskins” and was nominated five consecutive times to the NFL Hall of Fame.

Ken is the author of several books and screenplays.