, who played for the USA at the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, debuted for Jong Ajax, Ajax's second team, in its 2-1 loss to Jong PSV in the Dutch Eerste Divisie.
started the season at Ajax O19, its U-19 team, started at right back in the battle of the second teams of the Dutch powers. He had been called up last week to the Ajax first team for a friendly during
the FIFA break.
Dest, 17, was born to a New Yorker who served in the U.S. military and met his Dutch mother while stationed in the Netherlands.