|Full name||David Justin Taylor|
|Date of birth||August 26, 1997|
|Place of birth||Raleigh, North Carolina, United States|
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|2012–2015||North Carolina FC Youth|
|2017–2020||North Carolina FC||83||(1)|
|2022–||Minnesota United 2||2||(0)|
|2015||United States U18||2||(1)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of August 30, 2023|
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, Taylor spent four years with CASL Chelsea before joining the academy system at North Carolina FC, then named Carolina RailHawks. He signed an amateur contract with the RailHawks first-team in May 2015 but did not make an appearance before moving abroad.
North Carolina FC
On July 27, 2017, Taylor returned to the United States and signed a professional contract with North Carolina FC in the North American Soccer League. A few days prior to signing, Taylor had appeared for North Carolina FC in a friendly against Swansea City as a guest player. He made his debut for the club on August 13 against the Jacksonville Armada. He started and played 65 minutes as North Carolina FC drew the match 2–2.
After appearing in just two matches for the side in 2017, Taylor established himself as the starting right-back for the club's debut season in the USL Championship, playing 32 matches. He started 33 matches the following season. On January 6, 2020, Taylor signed a contract extension with the club, keeping him with North Carolina FC for a fourth season.
On February 16, 2021, Taylor joined Major League Soccer (MLS) club Minnesota United. He made his debut for the club on July 3, 2021, coming on as a substitute in a 2–2 home draw against the San Jose Earthquakes. He scored his first MLS goal against FC Dallas on May 22, 2022.
- As of match played on May 24, 2023
|North Carolina FC||2017||North American Soccer League||2||0||0||0||—||—||2||0|
|2018||United Soccer League||32||0||3||0||—||—||35||0|
|Minnesota United||2021||Major League Soccer||8||0||0||0||—||—||8||0|
|2022||Major League Soccer||27||1||3||0||—||—||30||0|
|2023||Major League Soccer||11||3||3||0||—||—||14||0|
- "David Justin Taylor". Minnesota United FC. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
- "Former Academy Standout D.J. Taylor Returns Home". North Carolina FC. July 27, 2017. Archived from the original on August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 14, 2017.
- "David Jason "DJ" Taylor: His Story to be a professional player: Spanish Pro Football Academy". Spanish Pro Football. June 27, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2021.
- "North Carolina vs. Jacksonville Armada 2 - 2". Soccerway. August 13, 2017. Archived from the original on February 22, 2023.
- D. J. Taylor at Soccerway
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- Bogert, Tom (February 16, 2021). "Minnesota United sign former US youth international defender DJ Taylor". Major League Soccer. Retrieved September 7, 2021.
- "Minnesota United vs. SJ Earthquakes 2 - 2". Soccerway. July 4, 2021. Archived from the original on February 22, 2023.