Born in Fairfax, Va., Bustamante joined the D.C. United academy in 2012 and spent three years representing the Black-and-Red at the youth level before departing for William & Mary in 2015. Bustamante spent time training with the D.C. United first team throughout his collegiate career.
Bustamante played four seasons at The College of William & Mary, scoring 34 goals and recording 17 assists in 68 appearances for The Tribe. His junior year in 2017 was his most prolific season, scoring 15 goals in 21 appearances. His 15 goals ranked him as the fourth top scorer in the country at the collegiate level on the way to earning him the CAA Player of the Year title.
Bustamante lives in Springfield, Va., and is the son of Jose Bustamante and Ebony Johnson.