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Aziel Jackson
Personal information
Full name Aziel Jackson
Date of birth (2001-10-25) October 25, 2001 (age 21)
Place of birth New York City, New York, United States
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.76 m)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder
Team information
Current team
St. Louis City
Number 25
Youth career
2014–2017 New York Red Bulls
2017–2018 Toulouse
2019–2020 Crossfire FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018–2019 Blagnac 4 (0)
2021–2022 Minnesota United 0 (0)
2021North Carolina FC (loan) 12 (1)
2022Minnesota United 2 (loan) 23 (10)
2023– St. Louis City 3 (0)
2023–St. Louis City 2 (loan) 4 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of April 30, 2023

Aziel Jackson (born October 25, 2001) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Major League Soccer club St. Louis City.

Career

Youth

Jackson joined the New York Red Bulls academy in 2014, where he played until 2017.[2] In 2017, he moved with his family to France, subsequently joining the Toulouse academy until 2018.[3] He also spent time with Championnat National 3 side Blagnac.[4][5] In 2019, he returned to the United States, joining the Crossfire FC academy, as well as training with Seattle Sounders FC in 2020.[6]

Minnesota United

On April 30, 2021, Jackson signed a homegrown player contract with Major League Soccer club Minnesota United, who acquired his rights from New York Red Bulls in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2022 MLS SuperDraft.[7] On August 24, 2021, Jackson was loaned to USL League One side North Carolina FC.[8]

On March 23, 2022, it was announced Jackson would spend the season with Minnesota United FC 2, the club's MLS Next Pro side.[9]

St. Louis City

On November 7, 2022, Jackson was traded to St. Louis City in exchange for $150,000 of General Allocation Money ahead of the club's inaugural MLS season.[10]

St. Louis City SC 2

On March 26, 2023 he was on loan from his first team St. Louis City SC and he made his debut against Tacoma Defiance.

Personal

Aziel is the son of jazz drummer and composer Ali Jackson Jr.[11]

Honors

Individual

References

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