Player Details


Gilbert Fuentes


5' 7"


143 lbs

Date of Birth

2.21.2002 (22)


, CA



Position Detail


Preferred Side


Roster Category

Supplemental Slots 21-24

Player Category


Player Status

Loaned Out
Career Summary


How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Jan. 26, 2018 ... The Tracy Calif. native is the youngest-ever signing by San Jose, taking the distinction from defender Jacob Akanyirige, who signed with the club a month before turning 16.

2020 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made his only MLS appearance in 2020 in a 3-0 victory against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Oct. 7 … MLS is Back: Did not feature during the MLS is Back Tournament … MLS Cup Playoffs:Did not travel with the team in a loss against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Nov. 22 in the Knockout Round.

2019 (San Jose Earthquakes/Reno 1868 FC): Made his only MLS appearance in 2019 in a 2-0 victory against the Houston Dynamo on June 26 … Made seven starts in 10 appearances for San Jose’s USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC … Recorded two assists for 1868 FC in 2019 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matchups against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 or LAFC on June 20 …  International Friendlies: Recorded 32 minutes as a substitute against C.F. Monterrey … Did not feature against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.

2018 (San Jose Earthquakes/Reno 1868 FC): Made one appearance in MLS play ... Made his MLS debut against the Colorado Rapids on Oct. 21, entering as a substitute in the 89th minute and becoming the youngest player to feature for San Jose … Made four appearances for San Jose’s USL affiliate Reno 1868 FC … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in the Fourth-Round matchup against the Portland Timbers on June 6 … International Friendlies: Did not feature against Club Leon on March 24 … Entered as a substitute in the 86th minute against Manchester United on July 22.

Quakes Academy: Fuentes joined the Quakes’ U-15 squad from Ballistic United SC in 2016. Despite being age-eligible for the U-17s during the 2017-18 academy season, he competed solely for the U-19s and scored three goals in eight games.

International: Has been a regular with the U.S. Youth National Team system, competing for the U-15s, U-16s and U-17s.