Date of Birth: 3/11/90
Hometown: Mayaro, Trinidad
Previous Club/Team: Central F.C. (Trinidad & Tobago)
Weight: 165 lbs
Acquired: Signed (12/10/18)
Leston Paul signed with Memphis 901 FC on Dec. 10, 2018. He joined Memphis on the same day as 901 FC defender Triston Hodge, both of whom are from Trinidad and came from the top league in their home country.
In 2019, Paul started nine matches and appeared 17 times overall for 901 FC.
Before he made the move to Memphis, Paul played for Central F.C. in Trinidad & Tobago. He led the club to a hat trick of TT Pro League titles in 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17. Paul helped the Sharks to nine trophies in total in his first season (2014).
The midfielder played collegiately for three seasons at the University of South Florida. With the Bulls, Paul appeared in 53 games from 2010-12. He led the Bulls with 12 points in 2012.
Paul has appeared on the international stage for Trinidad & Tobago. The midfielder played in his country’s 2-1 win over the United States in World Cup qualifying in 2017 along with Hodge. Paul captained Trinidad & Tobago’s National U-17 and U-20 teams in 2007 and 2009 respectively.