Jimmy Medranda

Jimmy Gerardo Medranda Obando (born February 7, 1994) is a Colombian footballer who currently plays as a defender or midfielder for Nashville SC in Major League Soccer.

Jimmy Medranda
Jimmy Medranda (foreground) playing against DC United in 2018
Personal information
Full name Jimmy Gerardo Medranda Obando
Date of birth (1994-02-07) February 7, 1994
Place of birth Mosquera, Colombia
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Playing position Full Back, Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Nashville SC
Youth career
2006–2012 Deportivo Pereira
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Deportivo Pereira 9 (1)
2013Sporting Kansas City (loan) 1 (0)
2014–2019 Sporting Kansas City 96 (5)
2014Oklahoma City Energy (loan) 9 (0)
2016–2019Swope Park Rangers (loan) 4 (0)
2020– Nashville SC 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:01, 20 October 2019 (UTC)


Deportivo Pereira

Medranda joined the youth program of Colombian club Deportivo Pereira at the age of 12 before eventually earning promotion to the first team at the age of 18.[1] He made two league appearances in Categoría Primera B during the 2012 season in addition to a Copa Colombia appearance.[2]

In 2013, he made seven league appearances, including four starts, and scored one goal in addition to six Copa Colombia appearances.

Sporting Kansas City

In August 2013, Medranda was loaned to Sporting Kansas City in Major League Soccer.[3] He made his debut with Sporting in a September 3–0 victory over the Columbus Crew.[4]

Sporting made the transfer permanent ahead of the 2014 season.[5]

On November 19, 2019, Medranda was selected by Nashville SC in the 2019 MLS Expansion Draft.[6]


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