The versatile Villafaña is the longest serving member of Chivas having joined the first team on July 25, 2007. Villafaña first joined Chivas USA through the U-19 Team in March 2007, after he was officially named the winner of ‘Sueño MLS: Chivas USA Wants You!’, a nationally televised open tryout held by Chivas USA and Major League Soccer. A native of Anaheim, California who played at Anaheim High School, Villafaña spent his childhood in Pénjamo, Guanajuato (México), before returning as a teenager to Southern California. Formerly known as Jorge Flores, Villafaña recently changed his last name in honor of his mother, who raised Jorge on her own. Making his debut on Sept. 9, 2007, in six seasons with the club, Villafaña has made 66 appearances (48 starts), scoring six goals.
Internationally, Villafaña was a regular in the United States U-20 National Team and early in 2012, he received his first call-up to the U-23 Team Training Camp, squad that was part of the 2012 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament. With the U-20 team, Villafaña made more appearances with the team than any other player in 2008, and was called in to many camps and tours with the U-20 squad in 2009 and 2010. Villafaña, who plays both left back and at left midfield with the team, helped the U.S. qualify for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt, and played in all three games (two starts) in the U-20 World Cup in late September/October 2009.