Jon Lewis @jon_lewis7 | Perfect Soccer Podcast Ep.035

In today’s episode: Paul interviewed forward Jon Lewis of the Colorado Rapids. Jon discusses leaving Akron University after one year to go pro, playing in the MLS, and the Black Players for Change initiative.

$5 MINI BALL SPECIAL!  Shop our Best Sellers Now: 

👉🏽😶👈🏽 Subscribe To Our Podcast Now For Episode Notifications! 🎧 For timestamp, full show breakdown, free tools, and more! 👇🏽

Today’s episode is brought to you by,

Perfect Soccer Equipment For Every Player Parent & Coach - All Products Approved By Pro Soccer Players

$5 MINI BALL SPECIAL!  Shop our Best Sellers Now:

11 Year MLS Cup Champion Quincy Amarikwa’s (@QuincyAmarikwa) presents - The Perfect Soccer Podcast, Where your host Paul Guarino goes 1 on 1 to get to know your favorite professional soccer players, on and off the pitch.

Time Stamp

0:00 - 1:12 Intro

1:13 - 1:51 First memory of playing soccer

1:52 - 2:23 Jon’s youth career in Florida

2:24 - 2:44 Playing in High School

2:45 - 5:09 Jon’s college recruiting process

5:10 - 7:01 Leaving Akron University after one year

7:02 - 10:51 Combine and draft expectations

10:52 - 12:12 First game and first start

12:13 - 13:46 Scoring the first goal in MLS

13:47 - 15:07 Getting traded from NYC FC to the Colorado Rapids

15:08 - 16:14 Stats keep on rising

16:15 - 16:37 Perfect Soccer Ad

16:38 - 18:14 What does it mean to wear the US National team jersey to Jon?

18:15 - 19:55 Getting invited to the Jamaican national team

19:56 - 21:39 Thoughts on the BPC movement

21:40 - 26:33 Quincy’s 5 questions

26:35 - 31:19 Off the pitch questions

31:20 - 32:14 Outro

Be sure to follow Jon on social: 

You can re-listen to this episode and all our other interviews, episodes and audio shows over at:

The #1 and only platform you’ll ever need to talk to, learn from and work with pro soccer players.

Learn more and enter to win free weekly soccer prizes, goals, balls, jerseys, player meet and greets and more, by heading over to to enter to win for free today. You’ll Also Learn How To Become A Pro Soccer Player:
🧠 Learn More About Your Mental Strength Coach: