HOW ACQUIRED: Selected No. 3 overall in 2018 SuperDraft. Signed on Feb. 22, 2018. Signed a contract extension through 2022, with a club option in 2023, on January 8, 2020.
Blackmon made his professional debut in LAFC's inaugural game, a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders and appeared in 10 matches, starting five. He emerged as a key piece in the LAFC defense in 2019 and continued to regularly in 2020, splitting time as a right back and center back.
OUTSIDE MLS: Made eight appearances in a pair of loan spells with Phoenix Rising of the USL, including the final against Louisville City.
COLLEGE: The 2017 West Coast Defender of the Year was taken with the No. 3 overall pick out of the University of the Pacific, becoming the first player in school history to be selected in the MLS SuperDraft. In his four years with the Tigers, Blackmon appeared in 70 matches (68 starts), while tallying 16 goals and nine assists.