Marlon Hairston

Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Colorado Rapids
Real Name: Marlon Hairston
HT: 6' 0" WT: 157
Age: 21 (03/23/1994)
Birthplace: Jackson, MS
Hometown: Jackson, MS

Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi
Citizenship: USA
Birth date: March 23, 1994
College: University of Louisville
Acquired: Selected as the 12th pick (first round) of the MLS SuperDraft, Jan. 16, 2014.



  • Hairston had to wait until the last home game of the season, against Montreal Impact on October 10, to see his first MLS minutes of 2015.
  • He went on to start the last three games of the season, going the distance in each match.
  • The second-year pro, was played as right-back for the Rapids, a change from his rookie season in which he featured 22 times (nine starts) in midfield.
  • Hairston also spent time at Charlotte Independence, making eight appearances for the Rapids' USL affiliate.


  • Launched his professional career with 22 appearances (nine starts) for the Rapids, logging 988 minutes.
  • Scored his first and only professional goal Aug. 20, 2014 at home against the LA Galaxy.


  • Named to the all-Big East rookie team in his freshman year.
  • Helped lead the Cardinals to win the inaugural American Athletic Conference title in 2013, scoring three goals and added two assists.
  • First team all-conference honors in 2013.


  • Played four years at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida and was ranked among the nation’s top 150 players by College Soccer News.
  • Named 2011-12 offensive player of the year.
  • Played club soccer for Central Jackson Soccer, earning all-state honors four straight years.


  • Cousin LaMarcus Aldridge plays in the National Basketball Association for the Portland Trailblazers.
  • Played youth soccer in Mississippi with the Chicago Fire’s Kellen Gulley. Both players wear No. 94 for their birth year.


Read More


Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Colorado Rapids3302700002000
2014Colorado Rapids2291988112412310
Career Totals-251211258112414310
View More