Jimmy Medranda joined Sporting KC in August 2013 on loan from Deportivo Pereira (Colombia), making his MLS debut on Sept. 7, 2013 in a 3-0 win over Columbus Crew SC. The Colombian midfielder signed permanently for the club in February 2014, earning his lone MLS on March 15 for the first of six appearances in all competitions that year. He continued to develop in 2015, starting a career-high seven matches in all competitions.
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.
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.