2019 (Seattle): Morris earned 2020 Sounders FC Team MVP and MLS Comeback Player of the Year honors in 2019. After suffering a season-ending torn ACL in February of 2018, Morris came storming back in 2019 with an impressive 10 goals and career-high seven assists in 26 regular-season appearances. His campaign started by scoring twice in a 4-1 season-opening win against FC Cincinnati (March 2), before catching stride in the summer, where he tallied six goals and five assists in his final 10 starts of the season. The Mercer Island native ranked seventh in MLS with a shots on goal percentage of 47.6%, (20 of his 42 total shots on target), as the club recorded an 8-1-2 regular-season record in games where Morris recorded a goal or assist. He became the first Seattle player to record a hat trick in the postseason during the club's 4-3 win over FC Dallas in the first round of the 2019 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. Morris also returned as a staple of the U.S. Men's National Team, making 13 appearances while recording two goals and a team-leading six assists in 2019.
2018 (Seattle): Morris missed all of 2018 after suffering a torn ACL at Santa Tecla in the first leg of the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals.
2017 (Seattle): Morris started 22 of 23 MLS regular season appearances for the Rave Green in his second professional season, recording three goals and one assist in an injury-plagued campaign. He scored the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls in the 2017 home opener (March 19), heading in a finish after exceptional build-up from Joevin Jones and Nicolás Lodeiro. The Homegrown Player also added tallies in a 3-0 win at the LA Galaxy (April 23) – giving him three goals in six career games against the Galaxy – and a 4-0 win at Minnesota United FC (August 5). Morris suffered a hamstring injury against the Galaxy September 10, keeping him off the field until a pair of substitute postseason appearances in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship against the Houston Dynamo (November 30) and MLS Cup final at Toronto FC (December 9). Additionally, Morris earned Sounders FC Humanitarian of the Year honors for the second consecutive season in 2017, as the Stanford product continued to build on his commitments to the Type 1 Diabetes community
2016 (Seattle): In one of the most decorated rookie campaigns in MLS history, Morris' 12 goals were tied for 11th league-wide, while his six game-winning tallies were second in MLS to New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips, the 2016 MLS Golden Boot winner. Morris added four assists and ranked second among MLS forwards with 2,8546 minutes played. Sounders FC compiled a 10-2-1 record when he recorded a goal or assist en route to the club's first-ever MLS Cup title. Morris netted his first career strike in a 2-1 home win over Philadelphia (April 16), which ignited a four-match scoring streak that tied an MLS rookie record. His first multi-goal performance came with a brace in a 4-2 road win over the LA Galaxy (September 25). Morris also appeared in the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game against the Mexico U-20 National Team. The 22-year-old started all six of Sounders FC's matches in the Audi 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs. He recorded an assist in a pivotal 3-0 home victory over FC Dallas in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals before scoring a goal in both legs of Seattle’s 3-1 aggregate win over the Colorado Rapids in the Western Conference Championship.
2015: In his junior season at Stanford, Morris won the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy, which is annually awarded to the most outstanding collegiate soccer player in the country, and capped the season with a brace in a 4-0 win over Clemson to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Championship (December 13). It was Stanford’s first National Championship in program history. The 2015 NSCAA First Team All-American and 2015 Pac-12 Player of the Year led Stanford with 13 goals. He scored in five straight matches from September 13 – October 18, including the game-winner at UCLA for the program’s first win in Westwood (October 16).
2014: As a sophomore, Morris earned All-PAC-12 and NSCAA First Team All-American honors. The forward ended the season as a MAC Hermann semifinalist after tallying four goals and a team-high six assists in 15 matches (all starts). He scored goals against San Jose State (September 6), Gonzaga (September 26), San Francisco (October 24) and Washington (November 7).
2013: In his first year with the Cardinal, Morris earned All-PAC-12 First Team honors. Among the conference’s freshmen, Morris ranked first in assists (7) and tied for the lead in goals (6). He scored his first two collegiate goals in a 2-1 overtime win at UC Santa Barbara (September 27). Morris also recorded goals in a 2-1 win at Oregon State (October 6) and the opening tally of a 2-1 loss to UCLA (November 1). He added a score in two separate contests against San Diego State (October 13, November 3). In the NCAA Tournament First Round, Morris converted a penalty kick in Stanford’s shootout win over Loyola Marymount (November 21).
After stints with the U.S. U-20 and U-23 Men’s National Teams, Morris made his USMNT debut in the 76th minute of a friendly against Ireland in Dublin (November 18, 2014). He was the first active college player to earn a cap for the USMNT since Ante Razov did so in 1995. He became the first college player to score for the United States in 24 years when he recorded a goal in the 49th minute against Mexico (April 15, 2015). Against the Netherlands on June 5, 2015, Morris recorded the game-winning assist in the 90th minute. In the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, Morris played in all six matches and scored three goals, including the match-winning goal in the tournament final. In all, Morris has 25 appearances with five goals and one assist for the United States Men’s National Team.
SOUNDERS FC ACADEMY EXPERIENCE
In 2013, Morris scored 28 goals in 32 matches for Sounders Academy en route to winning the U-17/18 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Player of the Year Award. The following year, Morris played for Sounders FC’S U-23 side, in which he recorded one goal in four appearances.
The son of Dr. Michael and Leslie Morris, he has three siblings – Christopher, Julian and Talia. Christopher played soccer at Seattle Pacific from 2009-2012. His father is Sounders FC’s Team Medical Director & Orthopedic Surgeon. Morris was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was nine years old and he is actively engaged in community initiatives surrounding diabetes awareness and education. As part of his T1D Playmakers program launched this year, Morris has met with T1D youth following every home match and select away matches in 2017, sharing his experience to show them they are not alone and that every dream is achievable. He also was the face of Seattle Foundation's 2017 GiveBIG Campaign that raised $19 million in 24 hours, then served as Ambassador for JDRF's Beat the Bridge run and raised over $13,000 for JDRF Seattle. Morris continued to build on his charitable contributions throughout the season, launching the Jordan Morris Foundation on October 13, while also beginning visits to T1D inpatients at Seattle Children's Hospital monthly starting in October.