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|Full name||Juan David Valencia Hinestroza|
|Date of birth||January 15, 1986|
|Place of birth||Medellín, Colombia|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Playing position||Left back|
|2007–2008||→ Caracas (loan)||18||(1)|
|2011–2012||→ Junior (loan)||31||(5)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2017|
Valencia started his footballing career in the youth ranks of Independiente Medellín. After making his debut in the Colombian First Division with the Medellín club, Valencia was loaned out to Venezuelan side Caracas FC. Valencia quickly established himself as a fixture on the left side of the Caracas midfield. He has also played left back.
He scored his first league goal with Caracas in a 2-1 victory over rival Unión Atlético Maracaibo. He has also started all the clubs matches in the 2008 Copa Libertadores, scoring in a 1-1 draw versus Brazilian side Cruzeiro Esporte Clube on March 18, 2008.