Player Details


Derrick Burckley Etienne Jr.


5' 10"


170 lbs

Date of Birth

11.25.1996 (26)


Richmond, Virginia USA



Player Category

2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary


• First MLS goal - at Orlando City SC, 3/31/2018 in the 24th minute, assist by Florian Valot
• First MLS assist - vs San Jose, 7/19/2017 on a Daniel Royer goal in the 90th minute
• First MLS game - vs D.C. United, 9/11/2016 
• First MLS start - vs Colorado, 3/11/2017

2019: Made 11 appearances with the Red Bulls...scored against LA Galaxy on May 4... Loaned to FC Cincinnati on August 8. CCL: Appeared in two games.

2018: Made nine starts in the 30 matches he has appeared in ... tallied five goals and one assist in 961 minutes ... scored his first career MLS goal against Orlando City SC on March 31 ... recorded back-to-back goals against NYCFC and Colorado, which was the game winner ... scored game-winning goal vs. Orlando City SC (10/28) to clinch 2018 MLS Supporter’s Shield.  CCL: Appeared in five matches, starting in one match. Open Cup: Started both matches. Playoffs: Appeared in both conference semifinal matches.

2017: Appeared in 17 matches, starting in seven ... tallied two points on two assists ... made season debut as a sub against Atlanta on March 5, minutes before both NY goals.. Made first MLS start of career vs Colorado on March 11 ... tallied his first career MLS point with an assist against San Jose (7/19) ... recorded his second consecutive home assist versus Montreal (7/29). CCL: Appeared in both legs of QF series against Vancouver. Open Cup: Came on as a sub in the 74th minute against FC Cincinnati on Aug. 15. Playoffs: Made his first career MLS playoff appearance at Toronto on Nov. 5.

2016: Made one MLS appearance in rookie season, on September 11 against D.C. United... Champions League: Made First Team debut in CCL against Antigua GFC on August 3, 2016... Made a total of two appearances in CCL.

2015: Played 14 games for New York Red Bulls II, making 10 starts, totaling three goals and three assists … Made professional debut as a substitute against Rochester on March 28 … Earned his first professional assist and the first ever point for a current Red Bulls academy player for Red Bulls II against Toronto FC II on April 4 … Made first start against Wilmington on April 12 … Recorded eight points in four games played, including three goals and two assists, from May 24 - June 20 … Named to USL Team of the Week for Week 10 and named to the USL Team of the Week bench for Week 11 … Departed for preseason with University of Virginia after final USL game at Pittsburgh Riverhounds on July 4.


Becoming a regular for the Haitian National team ... most recently joined Haiti for the Concacaf Gold Cup ... played in the Concacaf Nations League Qualification matches against Sint Marteen and Saint Lucia ... tallied a goal and assist in 111 minutes played ... appeared in both international friendlies against Japan and Argentina ...  ... has appeared at several youth international levels for Haiti, most notably as part of Haiti’s U-20 side for the 2015 U-20 Concacaf Championships … Played for Haiti U-17 National Team in World Cup qualifier at Concacaf U-17 Championships in 2013.


Made 17 appearances as a freshman for the defending national champion Cavaliers … He scored two goals and added an assist, earning a spot on the ACC All-Rookie team as Virginia went 10-5-3 and reached the second round of the NCAA tournament … Named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Men’s Postseason Freshman Best XI Second Team for his performance in the ACC and NCAA Tournaments.


Joined the Red Bulls academy as an Under-14 player … Played with Red Bulls U-16 and progressed to Red Bulls U-18  … Captained Red Bulls U-18 in the Fall of 2014, a season capped off by winning the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) Winter Showcase … Scored 40 goals in four USSDA seasons from 2009-15 … Named to NSCAA 2014 Youth All-America Team.


Parents are Derrick and Shamone Etienne … Father played college soccer at VCU, internationally for the senior Haiti National Team and professionally for Richmond Kickers and Long Island Rough Riders … Has two sisters, Darice and Danielle.


Signed as a Homegrown Player on December 21, 2015.