2013: United acquired Jeffrey through a waiver draft on 7/3. The talented midfielder made an immediate impact in the middle of the park, starting all 10 matches he featured in and notching two goals. His first goal came on 8/3 against the Montreal Impact, providing the Black-and-Red with a 3-1 win over the visitors. Jeffrey's second MLS goal put D.C. up 1-0 over Toronto FC and won MLS Goal of the Week, though United would go on the lost the match at BMO field.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2010: Jared Jeffrey spent three years with Mainz of the German Bundesliga, making 87 appearances (79 starts) for the club’s reserve squad and scoring four times.
2008: The midfielder signed with Club Brugge (Belgium) at the age of 18 after being named Parade Boys Soccer National High School Player of the Year in 2008. However, Jeffrey left the club in late 2009 after struggling to break into the side’s First Team.
2012: During the U.S. U-23s 2012 London Olympic Qualifying campaign, Jeffrey played alongside Black-and-Red goalkeeper Bill Hamid and midfielder Perry Kitchen, starting games against Cuba and Canada.
2009: At the U-20 FIFA World Cup in 2009, Jeffrey represented the U.S., starting all three games in the center of midfield as the side was knocked out in the group stages after losses to Germany and South Korea, despite a 4-1 win over Cameroon in between those matches.
2007: Jeffrey spent three semesters in the U-17 Men’s National Team Residency Program, where he led all players with 39 caps. Jeffrey played for the U.S. U-17 Men’s National Team in 2007 U-17 FIFA World Cup, making four starts as the U.S. reached the Round of 16. The midfielder tallied once with a late penalty against Tunisia in the group stages.
Acquired on 7/3/13 on a waiver draft from German side Mainz.