Jimmy Medranda joined Sporting KC in August 2013 on loan from Deportivo Pereira (Colombia), making his MLS debut in a 3-0 win over Columbus Crew SC on Sept. 7. The Colombian fullback signed permanently for the club in February 2014, earning his lone MLS start on March 15 for the first of six appearances in all competitions that year. He continued to develop in 2015, starting seven matches in all competitions, and has reached a career-high with 27 regular season appearances in 2016.
Medranda joined Deportivo Pereira’s youth system at age 12 before climbing the ladder to the senior team. He made 16 first team appearances for the club in two seasons, scoring twice.
2016: MLS regular season: Has started 22 of 27 appearances, recording one goal and two assists while contributing to seven shutouts (1938 minutes played). Earned his first start on April 17 at FC Dallas. Recorded the first assist of his MLS career on Dom Dwyer's goal in a 2-1 loss to Real Salt Lake on May 21. Assisted Matt Besler's 91st-minute game-winner in a 3-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC on July 3. Opened his MLS scoring account with the game-winning goal in a 3-1 victory over New York City FC on July 10. Open Cup: Started two matches (210 minutes played). Started and played 120 minutes in a 2-1 extra time win over Minnesota United FC on June 15. Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-1 fifth round defeat at the Houston Dynamo on June 29. CONCACAF Champions League: Started and played 90 minutes in a 3-1 win over Central FC on Oct. 19. Swope Park Rangers: Made one USL appearance, starting in the club's inaugural match as the Rangers claimed a 2-1 win over Portland Timbers 2 on March 26 at Children's Mercy Park.
2015: MLS regular season: Made seven starts (426 minutes played) while featuring in defense, midfield and attack. Made his season debut with a start on March 21, a 0-0 draw against the Portland Timbers. Played left back for the first time in his MLS career in a 3-1 win at Toronto FC on Aug. 8, recording a game-high six tackles in addition to five interceptions and five recoveries. MLS Cup Playoffs: Did not feature. Open Cup: Did not feature.
2014: MLS regular season: Appeared in five matches with one start. Made his first career start for the club on March 15 in a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas. MLS Playoffs: Did not feature. CCL: Made one substitute appearance in the 2014-15 group stage, playing six minutes in a 3-0 win over Real Esteli on Sept. 23. Open Cup: Did not feature. Friendly: Played 45 minutes in a 4-1 Champions Shield defeat to Manchester City on July 23 at Sporting Park. USL PRO: Was loaned to USL PRO affiliate OKC Energy FC on July 9. Made his Energy FC debut on July 12, playing 54 minutes as a starter. Played 412 minutes in nine matches before returning to Sporting KC on Sept. 1.
2013: MLS: Made his debut as a stoppage-time sub in a 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew on September 7. Tallied one shot on goal in the match.