Jeevin Kang

17
Defender/Midfielder
  • 01.06.1997
  • Surrey, BC
  • Surrey United SC
 

PROFILE
A former Surrey United player, Jeevin Kang moves up to Whitecaps FC U-16 Residency after first joining the ‘Caps U-14 Pre-Residency team in January 2012.

UNITED STATES SOCCER DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY
2012-13: The Surrey, BC native started 22 of his 25 regular season appearances for Whitecaps FC U-16 Residency, with his most recent start coming in a 4-0 loss to Crossfire Premier on June 1, 2013.
 

WHITECAPS FC RESIDENCY
Kang first came to Whitecaps FC in early 2012 and played under head coach Bart Choufour with the U-14 Pre-Residency team. In the fall of 2012, the Surrey, BC, native moved up to the U-16 Residency team.

YOUTH/AMATEUR/REPRESENTATIVE HONOURS
The young prospect played his youth soccer with Guildford Athletic Club from 2002 to 2007. From 2008 to 2010, Kang played with Surrey Guildford United. In 2011-2012, Kang played with Surrey United SC in the EA SPORTS BC Soccer Premier League.

Kang has also represented the BC Provincial Team at both U-13 and U-14 levels. Personal highlights include winning the Provincial Championship with Surrey Guilford United in 2010 and finishing fourth with the same team at the National Club Championship.

PERSONAL
The 5-foot-5 utility player entered the eleventh grade at Burnaby Central Secondary School in September 2013. His parents are Kash and Lucki Kang.

INTERESTING FACTS
Kang is a supporter of Manchester United, but his favourite player is Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. He dreams of one day playing at Wembley Stadium. Kang credits his parents for providing him with the opportunities and support to excel in his youth soccer career. Outside of playing soccer, Kang enjoys travelling, playing tennis, ping pong, hanging out with his friends, and winning at monopoly. His favourite breakfast foods are eggs and beans.