Following a high school career marked by many awards in science, William Harvey entered the Natural Sciences program at Cégep de Chicoutimi. There, he became involved in the student association as a political affairs representative and chair of the executive. William subsequently entered law school at Université de Montréal and joined the Fasken team as a student in summer 2021.
He is an outdoor enthusiast who held several ecotourism positions prior to starting university in Montreal. He can frequently be found hiking, skiing and playing volleyball.