|Date of birth:July 9, 1968|
|Place of birth: Columbus, Ohio|
|College: North Iowa Area CC / Indiana|
|NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 4 / Pick: 87|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Los Angeles Rams (1992–1993)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
Aaron Shawn Harper (born July 9, 1968) is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League, who has played for the Indianapolis Colts and appeared on MTV's Made. In an interview with CBN, Harper gave the following advice: "To realized [sic] that in some instances that you are not disabled, but you are uniquely enabled. You have been called for a particular plan and a particular purpose. You have a calling for a particular season and a particular reason. Embrace who you are; you’re a unique individual. The quest for you is to hook up with your God-given assignment, and live it to its fullest. There you’ll find success and happiness."
Harper was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1992. Throughout his career, he played for the Rams, the Houston Oilers, the Indianapolis Colts and three years in NFL Europe with the Amsterdam Admirals and Frankfurt Galaxy.
Since 2007 Harper has been a member of the Central Ohio Salvation Army Advisory Board and donated his time to many endeavors of that organization. In 2011 Harper co-chaired the Christmas Kettle volunteer program. Additionally, he has spoken and challenged Salvation Army groups across the country.
His company American Service Protection has installed several security systems for Salvation Army facilities as well as provide guard protection for various activities. He has a wife and one son.
- "Shawn Harper". http://www.nfl.com/players/shawnharper/profile?id=HAR237740.
- "MTV Original TV Shows, Reality TV Shows". http://www.mtv.com/shows.
- "A New Purpose: The NFL’s Shawn Harper". http://www.cbn.com/entertainment/sports/carey_harper.aspx.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-24. https://web.archive.org/web/20101224163958/http://www.incontrolmag.com/documents/InControlMag_May09.pdf. Retrieved 2009-08-08.
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