Canon-McMillan High School
Washington and Jefferson College
- He was a defensive standout and stalwart as a defensive tackle at W&J from 1985-1988.
- Mr. Kern was a four-year letterman for the Presidents.
- He was one of 10 student-athletes in W&J College history named to the Associated Press Little All-America Football Team in 1988.
- He is one of the top tacklers in school history with 275 and he left W&J as the second all-time leader in quarterback sacks with 34.
- In 1986 and 1987, he led the Presidents in sacks.
- After the 1988 season, Mr. Kern was chosen as Pizza Hut All-merican. He was a two-time, first-team All-PAC honoree and had 113 tackles (25 for loss), including14 sacks in 1987.
- Mr. Kern is a member of W&J’s College Athletics HOF, inducted in 2008.