9 Questions with Jalyn Mosley • FC United DA U17 Team

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FC United is Chicagoland's leading competitive youth soccer club and has programs for players 4-18 years old. At FC United, we build passion and expertise in every player and team. Our player first philosophy provides the absolute best future development opportunities for our young athletes. Because of this, many of our athletes end up getting recruited to play soccer in college.

Across our many levels, Little Trevian Academy through Development Academy, we properly develop soccer players and create an individualized, unmatched family experience.

We are delighted to learn when our players want to continue their soccer story. We will always be their number one fans and follow them along the way.

Jalyn Mosley recently committed to University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. Jalyn grew up in Mount Prospect, IL and will be graduating from Prospect High School in 2020. She has been with the club since 2017 and currently plays for our FC United U17 Development Academy. She is choosing to play college soccer at University of Iowa because she loves the school, team, staff and spirit!

How did Jalyn get recruited? Well, we've asked her all the questions you want to know! Jalyn’s passion for soccer is clear and she wants to share her story hoping to inspire all of you!

FCUDA - What challenges are you expecting to face as a collegiate soccer player?

JM - Balancing school, and soccer travel will definitely be difficult.

FCUDA - How did FCU prepare you to become a successful student athlete?

JM - FC United, and DA has helped me develop organization and time management through the season.

FCUDA - What is your favorite restaurant and what do you get there?

JM -  Texas De Brasil, Steak!!

FCUDA - Who is your biggest inspiration?

JM - My mom, she has been very successful in her soccer career and continues to pass down her knowledge to me.

FCUDA - Who is your favorite Sports Team and why?

JM - The Golden State warriors! Who doesn't love the Curry fam?

FCUDA - Do you have any pregame rituals or superstitions before a game?

JM - I always have a piece of gum, I listen to my pregame music, and I drink my Pedialyte (courtesy of Emma Weaver)

FCUDA - What would your dream job be?

JM -  Traveling the world while documenting it through pictures and videos.

FCUDA - What's your fondest FCU memory?

JM - All the bus rides, and team bonding. I have never had more fun with a group of girls.

FCUDA - What piece of advice would you give to current and future FCU players that want to play soccer in college? 

JM - To work hard, and be persistent. If there is a level you desire to play at, or a college you are interested in, email them! Colleges love hearing from you. Throughout the process keep an open mind and take every opportunity you get to learn and explore colleges interested in you.

Jalyn Mosley, congratulations on committing to play collegiate soccer at University of Iowa! We see bright things ahead for your future and will be rooting for you along the way!

There are many attributes that college coaches look for when they are recruiting players. Many of these attributes align with how we develop our players. We are so proud of all of our boys and girls. CLICK HERE to see where our other FC United and Development Academy players are going and have gone.


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