|Date of birth||26 September 2002|
|Place of birth||Brampton, Ontario|
|Height||5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
|Toronto FC II|
|2018||Toronto FC III||7||(1)|
|2019–||Toronto FC II||14||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 5, 2019|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of November 3, 2019
Toronto FC III
Nelson made his debut for the Canada national under-15 team in the 2017 CONCACAF Boys' Under-15 Championship on August 13, 2017 against the United States. Nelson played in all four games of the tournament as Canada reached the semi-finals.
Nelson made his debut for the Canada national under-17 team in the 2019 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship on May 2, 2019 against the United States. Against Guatemala in the second game of the group stage, Nelson scored a hat-trick in a 4–2 win. Nelson scored twice more in the tournament – against Curaçao and Costa Rica respectively – as Canada qualified for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup for the first time since 2013.
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- "TFC III - 2018 Regular Season - Jayden Nelson". www.league1ontario.com. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Orlando City B vs. Toronto FC II - April 5, 2019". www.uslleagueone.com. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Jayden Nelson". www.canadasoccer.com. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- Baer, Benjamin (May 4, 2019). "Toronto FC's Jayden Nelson leads Canada U-17s over Guatemala". MLSsoccer.com. Retrieved May 30, 2019.
- "Canada books spot at FIFA U-17 World Cup with dramatic shootout win over Costa Rica". The Globe and Mail. May 12, 2019. Retrieved May 30, 2019.