Kevin King was born on May 5, 1995, in Oakland, California. King was named first-team All-East Bay by the Contra Costa Times as a senior at Bishop O’Dowd High School in Oakland, where he was coached by former NFL player (and former Green Bay Packer) Hardy Nickerson. King also received honors from the San Francisco Chronicle as he received first-team all-metro recognition. Plus also got recognized by MaxPreps.com, where he received first-team All-NorCal and first-team Division III all-state honors.
The 6’3″, 200-pound King went to the University of Washington where he played with the Huskies for four years.