Jakob Nerwinski (born October 17, 1994) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Vancouver Whitecaps FC in Major League Soccer.
A native of the Lawrenceville section of Lawrence Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, Nerwinski played varsity soccer from his freshman through senior year at Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville under coach Mike Perone. During each of his four years as a varsity starter he earned All-County honors and was named to All-State, All-Area, or All-Conference first teams at least once per season. During his senior season, Nerwinski broke Notre Dame's all-time scoring record with 21 goals and 19 assists.
Nerwinski played four years of college soccer at the University of Connecticut between 2013 and 2016. During his time at UConn, Nerwinski was named in the American Athletic Conference First Team and the NSCAA First Team All-East Region for two consecutive years.
On January 13, 2017, Nerwinski was selected 7th overall in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft by Vancouver Whitecaps FC. He signed with the club on February 9, 2017.
Nerwinski made his professional debut on February 22, 2017 in a 1–1 draw with New York Red Bulls in the CONCACAF Champions League.