Player Details


Kemar Lawrence


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

9.17.1992 (31)


Kingston, Saint Andrew Jamaica


Career Summary


• First MLS goal - vs. Philadelphia, 10/18/2015 in the 44th minute, assisted by Dax McCarty and Lloyd Sam
• First MLS assist - vs Real Salt Lake, 6/24/2015 on a Mike Grella goal in the 4th minute
• First MLS game - vs. D.C. United, 3/22/2015
• First MLS start - vs. D.C. United, 3/22/2015

2019: Made 22 appearances starting 19... scored against Toronto FC on August 3... passed the 10,000 regular season minute mark with the Red Bulls vs Montreal Impact on October 6...was selected to 2019 MLS All-Star Game roster ... helped anchor a Red Bulls backline to nine clean sheets during the regular season.CCL: Appeared in one game and logged 45 minutes

2018: Obtained his United States Green Card on April 28 ... signed a new MLS contract on Sept. 25 ... Started in 27 of 28 matches he appeared in ... tallied two goals and an assist ...recorded a goal in back-to-back matches against FC Dallas (June 23) and at Toronto FC (July 1). CCL: Started all six matches. Open Cup: Started both matches. International: Called into Jamaica's National team September camp for the Ecuador on Sept. 7 ... tallied an assist against Cayman Islands in Jamaica's Concacaf Nations League Qualification match on Sept. 10. Playoffs: Started both conference semifinal matches against Columbus ... helped anchor RBNY backline to a clean sheet in Leg 2 of the conference semis against Columbus.

2017: Recorded 24 appearances and 23 starts ... Tallied seven points on one goal and five assists ... made MLS season debut in opener at ATL on March 5 ... tallied his fifth career game-winning assist against Columbus ... netted his first career game-winning goal against Chicago on April 29 ... recorded his sixth career game-winning assist versus New England in the 74th minute ... tallied his seventh career game-winning assist against Philadelphia in the 87th minute. CCL: Played in second leg of QF series with Vancouver. Gold Cup: Named to the 40-man Jamaican National team roster ... scored the game-winning goal in the 88th minute vs. Mexico to advance Jamaica to the finals. Open Cup: Started final two matches of the tournament. Playoffs: Started all three matches and played 269 of the 270 possible minutes.

2016: Made 21 appearances, all starts, in second season with club... Made first start of season in opener against Toronto on March 6... Joined Jamaica for World Cup Qualifiers at the end of March ... Left the New England match on April 1 with a knee injury in the 58th minute... Returned to lineup, again at center back, on April 13 at San Jose. Playoffs: Started first playoff match, left with injury in 89th minute and missed second leg. Champions League: Made four appearances, including one start... Earned assist against Antigua on August 3.

2015: Started and played in 23 league games this season… Scored one goal and added four assists, all game-winners… Named to MLS list of “24 under 24,” the best players in the league under 24 years of age… Made first career MLS start in 2-0 win over D.C. United on March 22, taking over the left back spot for an injured Roy Miller... Returned to MLS league action against Real Salt Lake on June 24 after international duty and recorded first MLS assist... Assist on game-winner against NYC FC on August 9. Assist on game-winner vs D.C. on August 30... Assist at Portland on September 20… First MLS goal vs Philly on October 18… Playoffs: Started all four postseason matches… Made MLS playoff debut in first leg of Eastern Conference Semis at D.C. United on November 1… U.S. Open Cup: Did not appear.


Signed with Harbour View F.C. of the Red Stripe Premier League in 2007, and broke into the senior team in 2011… Made 50 appearances for the club between 2011 and 2014, winning the Jamaican National Premier League in 2013.


Has tallied 58 caps, 56 starts, three goals and six assists in 4,957 minutes for the Jamaican National team ... became a regular for his native Jamaica in 2015, competing for Jamaica in both the Copa America and Gold Cup tournaments… Reached the Gold Cup final with the Reggae Boyz before falling to Mexico 3-1… Earned first call ups for Jamaica at the Under-17 level… Got first call into the senior national team for a CONCACAF qualifier against Panama in September 2013… Earned his first cap in November of the same year in a friendly against Trinidad & Tobago... Was part of the Caribbean Cup-winning side in 2014.


Began youth career with Rae Town F.C. in the Jamaican second division… Spent time in residency with the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2009, when the club competed in the USL first division.


Transferred from Harbour View F.C. on March 16, 2015.