Sporting Kansas City defender Jaylin Lindsey took to social media last week to voice his support in the fight against racism and police brutality.
Lindsey, 20, has been in the Sporting organization since 2016, when he signed with the club's USL affiliate Sporting Kansas City II. He has eight career first-team appearances at the MLS level and is a highly-regarded U.S. youth international.
Check out the Sporting KC Academy product's full statement below:
We are BLACK MEN!.. We build .. We don't tear down other BLACK MEN! .. We have felt the pain of being torn down and we have decided we will be deliberate about building others! There should only be room for love and equality. RACISM needs to end..NOW. Tired of this😡 #BLM❤️✊🏿 pic.twitter.com/cEIHXDEd32— Jaylin Lindsey (@JaylinLindsey) June 4, 2020