Rojay Smith, a 25-year-old Jamaican forward, is the newest member of Forward Madison FC. Smith most recently played for USL Championship team Sporting Kansas City II in 2021.
“We’re very excited to welcome Rojay to the FMFC family,” Head Coach Matt Glaeser said. “Rojay is a dynamic and explosive young player with a very high ceiling. We expect him to play an important role for us in 2022.”
Smith’s career began when he played for Jamaican National Premier League team Harbour View before playing collegiately in the United States. From 2016 to 2017, Smith played at Northern Oklahoma College where he scored an impressive 33 goals, made 37 appearances, and 8 assists.
After his sophomore year of college, Smith transferred to University of Tampa and played for the team from 2018 to 2019, where he scored 8 goals, made 27 appearances, and had 7 assists. To begin his senior career, Smith signed with Sporting Kansas City II where he contributed to the team’s 2021 campaign.
Smith will provide the Flamingos with attacking prowess on the wing and look to make an impact immediately for the squad.