Date Of Birth
January 30th 1990
2013: Made 11 appearances, including three starts, in his second season with the Crew. Started once and made one substitute appearance at centerback while the rest of his appearances came in the midfield. Made his first appearance of the year at Montreal (April 14) and earned his first start of the season at centerback in the match at New York (May 26). Made his second start of the season and first at central midfield at Sporting KC (June 29) and made a second consecutive start in the match at LA (July 4). Made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13). Missed three matches while on international duty with Trinidad & Tobago, including the matches against New England (July 20), Houston (September 4) and Sporting KC (September 7). Made 13 starts in MLS Reserve League action – 10 at centerback and three in the midfield – and appeared in both of the Black & Gold’s 2013 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matches, appearing in the Third Round win against Dayton Dutch Lions (May 29) and starting at centerback in the Fourth Round loss at Chicago (June 13).
2012: As a rookie, George appeared in six matches with four starts. He made his career debut on May 23 in Seattle as a substitute and made his first career start three days later against the Chicago Fire. George featured on the Trinidad & Tobago U-23 National Team in its 2012 Olympic Qualification effort.
INTERNATIONAL (Trinidad & Tobago)
Has earned five caps — including one start and four substitute appearances in 2013 … was called-up by Trinidad & Tobago’s senior roster for the first time in knockout stage of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup (July 20) but did not earn a cap or dress in the 1-0 loss against Mexico … was called-up for the international tournament — the OSN Cup — from September 5-9 in Saudi Arabia and made two caps in substitute appearances: against United Arab Emirates (September 5), against Saudi Arabia (September 9) … made his third career cap in a substitute appearance in the international friendly against New Zealand (October 15) … was called-up ahead of a pair of international friendlies against Jamaica and earned his first career start in the 1-0 win in the first friendly in Jamaica (November 15) before appearing as a sub in the 70th minute in the second match at home (November 19), replacing former Crew midfielder Chris Birchall in the contest. George played in all three matches of Trinidad & Tobago’s 2012 Olympic Qualifying campaign in his first taste of International play.
George started in 73 matches at University of Central Florida, finishing his college career with six goals and 16 assists. He led the team in goals his freshman year with four. George was named to the C-USA All-Conference First Team three out of the four years in college (2008, 2009 and 2011).
George played for Decatur High School and was the captain of his high school squad. He also played for the Concorde Fire club team. His U-17 squad won its R3PL division and captured the prestigious Disney Soccer Showcase Tournament. George’s team finished as a Region III Semifinalist in 2007 and won the Georgia State Cup Championship. He also participated in the 2006 adidas ESP Camp and was a member of the Region III Olympic Development Program team from 2003-06.
Kevan’s parents are Mervyn and Rhonda George. He is a native of Trinidad & Tobago but moved to Georgia as a youngster.