Hector Jiménez (soccer)
|Full name||Hector O. Jiménez|
|Date of birth||November 3, 1988|
|Place of birth||Bell Gardens, California, United States|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Current club||Columbus Crew|
|2002–2006||Arsenal FC (California)|
|2005||IMG Soccer Academy|
|2006–2010||California Golden Bears|
|2010||Bay Area Ambassadors|
|2011–2013||Los Angeles Galaxy||43||(4)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 30, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Hector played four years at Bell Gardens High School from 2005-2006 where he established himself as one of the team's leaders and caught the eye of various soccer programs across the country.
College and Amateur
Jiménez is a product of the University of California Berkeley where he played between 2006-2010. He was three-time First Team All-Pac-10 (2008–2010), NSCAA Second Team Far West Region, no. 2 on Cal’s all-time assist list, ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 8 team, NSCAA First Team Far West All-Region and was three-time Second Team Pac-10 All-Academic. During his college years, Jiménez also played with the Bay Area Ambassadors of the National Premier Soccer League.
On January 14, 2011, Jiménez was drafted in the second round (34th overall) in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft by Los Angeles Galaxy. He played three seasons with the Galaxy, recording four goals and six assists in 43 appearances while helping the Galaxy win titles in 2011 and 2012.
On January 14, 2014, Jiménez was traded to the Columbus Crew for a Second Round 2014 MLS SuperDraft selection (23rd overall) and allocation money. 
Los Angeles Galaxy
- MLS Cup (2): 2011, 2012
- Major League Soccer Supporters' Shield (1): 2011
- Major League Soccer Western Conference Championship (1): 2011