Marvin Harrison Jr.: Son of a Legend, Star in His Own Right
Marvin Harrison Jr. was born in 2002 to Marvin Harrison Sr. and Kim Harrison. He attended St. Joseph’s Preparatory School in Philadelphia, earning four varsity letters in football. Harrison Jr. starred as a wide receiver and defensive back for St. Joseph’s, making All-City three times and leading his team to the 2019 state championship game.
Harrison Jr. also excelled in basketball, earning All-City honors twice and leading his team to the 2020 state semifinals.
Marvin Harrison, Jr. of St. Joseph’s Prep is unable to make a catch in the end zone against TJ Meachum of La Salle during the first half on Sept. 28, 2019.
Harrison Jr. committed to play football at Ohio State University in 2019, enrolling early in 2021. As a freshman, he saw limited playing time behind future NFL draftees. However, Harrison Jr. made a big impact in the 2022 Rose Bowl, catching six passes for 71 yards and three touchdowns.
In his sophomore season, Harrison Jr. emerged as one of the nation’s top receivers. He earned unanimous All-American and Receiver of the Year honors after totaling 1,263 yards and 14 touchdowns on 71 catches.
Marvin Harrison Sr., a Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver with the Colts, serves as a role model for his son. Harrison Sr. has helped develop his son into one of college football’s best receivers.
2023 Football Season
Expected to be one of college football’s top players in 2023, Harrison Jr. is a dynamic, big-play threat for Ohio State. As a key part of the Buckeyes’ offense, he will help make them national title contenders.