Harrison is a defensive tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). Harrison was born in New Iberia, Louisiana and spent time growing up in Lake Charles Louisiana. Originally focusing on basketball in high school, Harrison switched to football during his senior year after suffering from a knee injury the previous year.
Overlooked by scouts his freshman year of college, Damon withdrew from his community college until he was recruited to play football for William Penn University. He went on to play for the New York Jets, and eventually the New York Giants where he signed a 5 year contract in 2016.