MLS midfielder who joined the starting rotation for the San Jose Earthquakes in 2010 after spending two seasons with Toronto FC.
He played three seasons at Wake Forrest University, where he was a finalist for the Hermann Trophy.
He spent the first four years of his professional career with the Carolina Dynamo.
He moved from Atlanta to Salem, North Carolina with his family at the age of 11.
He was joined by Steven Lenhart on the San Jose Earthquakes in 2011.