Date of Birth4.8.1993 (29)
Birthplace, Kansas USA
The LA Galaxy signed former Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Jon Kempin on March 3, 2017. Kempin, 23, joins LA Galaxy after six seasons with Sporting Kansas City, where he signed as the club’s first Homegrown Player in August 2010.
Kempin, from Overland Park, Kan., inked his first professional contract with the Kansas City Wizards at the age of 17, signing as a Generation Adidas player and becoming the youngest signee in team history. Kempin made nine appearances in all competitions for Sporting KC. In 2016, he made 12 starts for the SKC’s USL side, Swope Park Rangers.
At the beginning of 2015, Kempin was named to the United States Men’s National Team roster for the first time in his career to take part in manager Jurgen Klinsmann’s January Camp. He has also represented the U.S. at the Under-14 through Under-23 levels, last featuring for the U-23s in a friendly against Brazil on Nov. 11.