Irapuato (Segunda División)
#54 | Midfielder
September 22, 1993 (Age: 24)
San Jose, California
5' 8", 148 lbs (1.73 m, 67 kg)
Joya, who grew up in the Bay Area of California, was played in the USSF Development Academy for De Anza Force. In early 2012, he joined Santos Laguna's organization. He began during the 2012 Clausura with the club's U-20 team. In September 2012, the midfielder made his first team debut in a Liga MX match.
In June 2015 Joya completed a transfer to second division side Necaxa.
US U-20 manager Tab Ramos has called Joya in to several camps during the 2013 U-20 World Cup cycle thus far. He was a member of the team for the 2013 FIFA U-23 World Cup.
He is now a member of the U.S. U-23 national team and has already amassed four caps.