Marlon Hairston

Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Marlon Hairston
Colorado Rapids
Real Name: Marlon Hairston
HT: 6' 0" WT: 157
Generation adidas
Age: 22 (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 professional goal on August 20 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 San Antonio Spurs.


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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2016Colorado Rapids2114312726169111020
2015Colorado Rapids3302700002000
2014Colorado Rapids2291988112412310
Career Totals-46264253072813251330
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