Birthdate: March 22, 1993
Status: Academy U-18
Birthplace: Michoacan, Mexico
High School: Spring Woods, 2013
OUTLOOK: Talented outside defender with good technical ability who has trained with first team and played with professional reserves.
2011 DYNAMO RESERVES: Made five league appearances, including two starts, for the professional reserve team ... Made Reserves debut as a sub in 3-0 loss at CHI on 4/24 ... Also appeared in 3-2 loss vs. FCD on 5/29 ... Came on as a sub in 3-1 friendly win vs. Monterrey U-20s on 7/10 ... Made first career start and played solid 90 minutes at left back in 1-0 win vs. RSL on 8/21 ... Played final 27 minutes as sub in 3-0 loss at COL on 9/1 ... Started and played 90 minutes at left back in 2-0 loss at FCD on 9/25.
2011 EUROVOETBAL: One of three players from the Academy U-18 team to join the U-16s to form a U-17 squad that competed at the prestigious Eurovoetbal Tournament in the Netherlands ... Started five of six tournament matches as the Dynamo finished eighth.
2011 DALLAS CUP: Played every minute of the Dynamo's games in the prestigious U-19 Super Group, including the 2-1 win vs. Alajuelense on 4/20.
2010-11 USSF: Returned to full health for the spring portion of the season, making four starts ... Made league debut on 4/30 ... Rifled in long-range shot from outside the penalty area in second game, a 2-1 loss vs. Lonestar on 5/1 ... Missed several matches when called up to professional reserve squad.
2010 SUM U-17 CUP: Appeared in three of four games, making two starts, in first tournament with the club ... Helped Dynamo to third-place finish with 3-0-1 record, the best SUM Cup finish by Houston.
OTHER: 2011 Dynamo Academy Player of the Year.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jose Christian Gonzalez, but he goes by Christian.