UC SANTA BARBARA
2010: Redshirted his first season at UCSB.
Played with West Coast Futbol Club...Was a League Cup Finalist in 2006 and 2007...Also played for the Cal South ODP Team and the Region IV Team...In 2008-09, Canales participated in the U.S. U-17 National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida...Won the 2010 National Cup...Played in Nike Friendlies against Australia.
Attended JSerra Catholic High School during his freshman, sophomore and senior years and attended Brandenton Prep Academy as a junior...Was named an ESPN RISE Second Team All-American after scoring two goals and tallying six assists as a senior...Named the team captain twice...Was a two-time First Team All-Trinity League selection and a First Team All-CIF Southern Section pick...Helped lead the Lions to the Trinity League and CIF Division I titles as a senior.
Jonathan Canales was born on Feb. 19, 1992 in Santa Ana, Calif....Son of Valentin and Minerva Canales...Has four siblings: Michelle, Ivan, Ricardo and Cristian...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB...Nicknamed "Johnny" and "Kiwi"...When he is not playing soccer, he spends his time resting...Says he can't do without his cell phone...Showers before every game...Can best be described as "hard working"...His most memorable sporting moment was the 2010 National Cup Championship...Would love to play on the same pitch with Cesc Fabregas, who he names as his favorite athlete...Cheers for Manchester United...Names "Role Models" as his favorite film, while "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" is his favorite show.