Hometown: Cambridge, England
Previous team: New York Cosmos
Hawkins begins his USL career with Penn FC after playing his first professional season in 2017 with NASL-side New York Cosmos and its reserve team of the NPSL, New York Cosmos B. Hawkins’ other stints in the American soccer pyramid included time with the Long Island Rough Riders (2014-15) and Ventura County Fusion (2016), both teams of the PDL.
The Cambridge, England native played collegiately at Hofstra University in New York. Hawkins captained the Pride during his senior year and earned Colonial Athletic Association Defender of the year honors. He earned All-Colonial Athletic Association First Team honors during his sophomore, junior and senior years. While contributing to multiple clean sheets at Hofstra, Hawkins recorded three goals including two game-winners and one assist.