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University of Miami Athletics

Jahfari Harvey


Defensive Line




252 lbs.


Fifth-Year Redshirt Junior


Port St. Lucie, Fla.

High School

Vero Beach





Jahfari Harvey - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2020 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in 10 games and made one start…Totaled 18 tackles (12 solo)…Had 5.0 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks…Tied for team lead with five quarterback hurries….Credited with one quarterback hurry in season opener against UAB (Sept. 10)…Had one solo tackle in road win at top-20 Louisville (Sept. 19)…Finished with one tackle and four quarterback hurries in romp of rival Florida State (Sept. 26)…Finished with career-high three total tackles, including first two tackles for loss of career, at top-ranked Clemson (Oct. 10)…Finished with two tackles, including half sack, in win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 17)…Posted three total tackles (two solo) in victory over Virginia (Oct. 24)…Played in come-from-behind win at NC State (Nov. 6)…Had two tackles, including one tackle for loss, in road win at Duke (Dec. 5)…Finished with three total tackles in regular season finale against North Carolina (Dec. 12)…Made first start of career in 2020 Cheez-It Bowl against Oklahoma State (Dec. 29), finishing with three total tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss…Had strip-sack of Cowboys in bowl game, recording first forced fumble of career on 7-yard sack.

2019 (True Freshman): Saw action in four games in first season…Totaled one tackle…Made career debut in season opener against Florida (Aug. 24)…Saw action at North Carolina (Sept. 7)…Had first tackle of career in home opener against Bethune-Cookman (Sept. 14)…Played in Walk-On’s Independence Bowl against Louisiana Tech (Dec. 26).

High School: Consensus four-star prospect by ESPN.com, Rivals.com and 247Sports.com…Rated No. 11 defensive end and No. 23 player in Florida by Rivals.com…Listed as No. 17 player at position and No. 36 in Florida by 247Sports.com…No. 212 on Top247 by 247Sports.com…Ranked No. 47 at position and No. 56 in Florida by ESPN.com…Helped lead Vero Beach to 2018 Class 6A regional semifinal…Chose Miami over offers from Georgia, Michigan, Georgia Tech, Boston College, Indiana, Louisville, Mississippi State, Missouri, NC State, Nebraska, Oregon, Pitt, Purdue, USF, Syracuse and UCF among others.